Tag Archives: Legal Research

New open crime data portal from City of Atlanta

The City of Atlanta announced today the launch of a new open crime data portal from the Police Department. This searchable database will provide easy access to the most commonly requested Part 1 crime statistics. As new datasets become available, … Continue reading

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Our Law Library App: ALEX

ALEX @ UGA Law is the official app of the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. On top of having a very clever and apropos (IMHO) acronym, ALEX gives you lots of useful features, including the library’s hours of operation, access to … Continue reading

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Digital Commons @ Georgia Law Celebrating 1 Million Downloads!

Launched in 2007, Georgia Law’s Digital Commons is one of the oldest and most successful law repositories in the world, regularly delivering a wide and impressive range of open access legal scholarship to a global audience. The repository serves departments … Continue reading

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HeinOnline Provides Access by “Collection Type”

HeinOnline now offers such a variety of collections that the A-Z list has become a bit unwieldy. Hurray for the new arrangement by Collection Type! This option groups like collections together. For example, the numerous Foreign & International Law resources … Continue reading

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Finding Remarks in the Congressional Record

Finding remarks by members of Congress in the Congressional Record is easier than it’s ever been. Go to the Congress.gov website, Members of the U.S. Congress page, and select a member. On that member’s page (see example below), click “See … Continue reading

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A Best Friend for WestlawNext

Did you ever find yourself wishing WestlawNext had features like providing Bluebook citations, links to free document sources, and the ability to share items via social media? Well, a law student at the UC Berkeley School of Law did. This … Continue reading

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Free Law!

Created by Fastcase, the Public Library of Law – PLoL is a resource for searching law freely available on the Internet.  It provides a searchable interface to a large collection of primary law at both the state and federal levels.  … Continue reading

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