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Guide to Legal Resources at the UTSA Libraries
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Law Reviews & Journals

LexisNexis Academic (UTSA subscription)

  • Law reviews & journals are an excellent start to exploring a legal topic.  
  • LexisNexis contains the full text of 450 law school reviews and law journals. Links are provided to the full text of the cases mentioned. 
  • Click on Search by Content Type > Law Reviews to start searching.
  • Segment searching in the Summary field helps narrow your search.

Legal Collection (EBSCO) (UTSA subscription)

  • Full text access to 300 law journals for information on current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world.

    Legal Forms & Help

    West's Texas Forms
    Location: JPL 3rd Floor KFT1268 .W47 (18 volumes)
    Model forms for pleadings, agreements, and other legal documents, with commentary and analysis of relevant statutes and cases. Includes a General Index divided by type of law.   Description
    Free government website:
    Search for Federal and State agency forms by agency including for taxes, social security, veterans' benefits, FEMA.

    Commonly Requested Legal Forms
    Texas State Law Library Research Guide listing sources for legal forms.
    Program of the Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC), a non-profit law office founded in 1977 to expand availability of legal services for low-income Texans.  

    Texas State Law Library Research Guides
    Topical guides compliled by reference librarians at the Texas State Law Library.


      LexisNexis Academic

      LexisNexis Academic  (UTSA subscription)
      Full text access to Federal, State and District Court case law opinions, law reviews, Shepardizing, federal and state regulations.  Also includes an extensive collection of U.S. and foreign new sources.   Click on Source Directory at top for access to a complete list of available sources. (Formerly Academic Universe) Full Text  Class help sheet  See LexisNexis Wiki

      YouTube tutorial for new LexisNexis Academic interface

      Related Databases

      • ProQuest Congressional (UTSA subscription)  
        Access to full text information from and about the U.S. Congress: congressional publications; bill tracking and full text of bills; legislative histories; federal regulations; members and committees; voting records. Updated daily. (1789-current)
      • Criminatl Justice Abstracts (UTSA subscription)
        Indexes and abstracts journal articles in criminology and related disciplines from 1968 to the present. Includes extensive coverage of books as well as reports from government and non-government agencies.
      • CCH Tax Research Network (UTSA subscription)
        Includes full text federal and state tax reporters, explanation and analysis, tax news, and primary source information such as the Internal Revenue Code, federal tax regulations, tax cases, and letter rulings. Full Text
      • CQ Almanac
        Provides analysis and data on major legislation and political dates during each Congressional session. 1945-present

      Government Documents Coordinator

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      Rita Wilson
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      UTSA Library -- Main Campus
      One UTSA Circle
      San Antonio, Texas 78249
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      Other Guides of Interest

      Criminal Justice 
      UTSA Libraries Research Guide

      Cornell Law School: Legal Information Institute

      Jurist: The Legal Education Network at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

      Washburn University School of Law

      FindLaw - LawCrawler 

      FindLaw Texas


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