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The University of Alabama School of Law
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CALI Lessons are our most popular and widely used learning tool. They are computer-based, interactive tutorials that cover narrow topics of law. Browse our library of over 1,000 CALI Lessons below.
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Provides access to the full-text of legal periodical articlesSupreme Court opinions U.S. Attorney General opinions treaties and international agreements and the Federal Register. Documents are available as photocopy-equivalent PDF files.
A huge collection of Congressional information and publications. Our subscription includes access to indexing and abstracts for all Congressional publications and full-text access to: bills and public laws (1989-Current); Congressional Record (1985-Current); CFR (1981-Current); Federal Register (2005-Current); committee reports and Congressional documents in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1789-1969); and many other hearings reports documents and committee prints (selected full-text). The set also includes access to CIS legislative histories the most comprehensive sources for legislative history information.
Full-text publication types associated with a legislative history include the Public Law text, all versions of enacted and related bills, Congressional Record excerpts, and committee hearings, reports, and documents. All of these publication types can be used in court to determine the intent of Congress in enacting legislation in cases where the statutory language is ambiguous. Other full-text publication types are included in our legislative histories to provide users with background material are committee prints, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications. Presidential signing statements are also included.
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The LexisNexis® Digital Library features a personalized home page, a user-friendly reading experience and an app for simpler offline reading. Get your customized eBook experience started with a few simple steps.
The Digital Library lending platform gives you mobile access to the content essential to your legal research, including Study Aids to help you with your classes and the Bar Exam.
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If you are using the app on your phone, you must be on the law school wifi for initial registration.
▪ Navigate easily with TOC linking.
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▪ Define legal terms.
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With the polarization of Congress, implementation of laws through the promulgation of rules is becoming more and more important to the functioning of government and society. Everyone who works in a regulated industry – public health and medicine, energy, finance, education , to name just a few – is impacted by the implementation of laws.
Regulatory Insight seeks to facilitate teaching and learning about administrative law by legal researchers, as well as academic researchers from many other disciplines. Regulatory Insight contains administrative law histories organized by public law, and provides functionality similar to the functionality found in Legislative Insight, to facilitate research. Longer term, ProQuest will create separate modules and offer content and functionality to enable users to engage in a wide variety of research tasks related to both historic and current administrative law.
The Supreme Court Insight Collection is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per curiam decisions, with dockets, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Transcripts of oral arguments dating back to 1975 are also included.