Submit article manuscripts to law reviews, as well as journals in other disciplines. Each user establishes an individual account. USERS MUST USE WCL EMAIL ADDRESSES. Similar to ExpressO.
SCOTUSblog Stat Pack
U.S. Supreme Court information and statistics from the 1995-1996 Term. Includes lists of cases with questions presented and results, and visual representations of voting lineups for all cases decided 5-4. The summary memo compiles the most interesting trends and data from each Term.
Recent additions include new charts: one breaking down 5-4 cases, a graph showing the pace of opinion releases, cross-Term analysis of individual Justices’ dissents and concurrences, a breakdown of cases by their subject-matter and vote split, and charts reflecting the success rate of the Solicitor General’s merits cases and invited recommendations at the cert. stage.
Social Science Research Network
Abstracts of law-related scholarly working papers and articles accepted for publication, full text journals, professional announcements, calls for papers, and academic and industry job listings. Part of the Social Science Research Network. From main SSRN site, select "Legal Scholarship Network" from the left-hand menu. To create a customized subscription, select "Site Subscriptions for LSN," then "join an existing site" and complete the form.
Special Ed Connection
This comprehensive database from LRP Publications includes federal and state primary law, case files, news and analysis on issues relating to special education.
Department of Commerce collection of business, trade and economic information. Contact the reference desk for login/password.
State Court Web Sites
From the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). Links to state and local, tribal and foreign court sites, as well as to court-related organizations and other related material.
State Legislative Websited Directory
From the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Search for bills, constitutions, reports and more for one state or across multiple states.
State Secrets Archives (Georgetown Law)
Collection of resources related to federal Executive Branch use of the state secrets doctrine, to withhold documents from judicial proceedings where it claims that national security may be harmed by their release.
A joint project of the Center on National Security and the Law, and Georgetown Law Professor Laura K. Donohue.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
The U.S. Census Bureau has terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program, effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendium program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products - - the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.
Statutes & Legislation
A helpful Topical Research Guide for federal, state, and local legislation written by Susan Lewis, WCL Library Associate Director for Public Services.
Supreme Court Brief
News and analysis about the U.S. Supreme Court, from the National Law Journal.
Supreme Court Database
Contains extensive information on U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and other Supreme Court information. Covers Supreme Court terms from 1953-.
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