LexisNexis Courtroom Cast provides audio files of judicial opinions and videos of trials, hearings and oral arguments. You can browse or search AudioCaseFiles or browse videos by cases, witnesses, industries or practices.
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Subject Compilations of State Laws, an index of articles, books, court opinions, and other publications that compare state laws, is now available online. You can browse by subject or search by keyword, title, author, cases or court. Many citations have full-text links. If you’d have questions about using this resource, ask us.
The Libraries have activated the following reference databases under the ProQuest and Chadwyck Healey names. You may find each resources in the UMass Amherst library catalog or listed in the Libraries’ Research Databases listings:
If you would like assistance using any of these sources, contact a reference librarian.
The following online reference works have been added to the collections:
If you’d like assistance using these sources, contact Barbara Morgan, Law Librarian and Political Science Liaison, at 413-545-6850.
The HeinOnline includes complete coverage beginning with the first volume of more than 1,200 law and law-related periodicals, classic legal treatises from the 18th and 19th centuries, and English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1867). You can browse through or search within the libraries, or look up specific titles. The 12 distinct libraries are:
- Law Journal Library
- Federal Register & Code of Federal Regulations
- U.S. Supreme Court Library
- U.S. Attorney General Opinions
- Treaties and Agreements Library
- U.S. Statutes at Large
- U.S. Federal Legislative History Library
- U.S. Presidential Library
- English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1865)
- European Center for Minority Issues
- Legal Classics Library
- U.S. Code
For more information or assistance using HeinOnline, contact Barbara Morgan, Law Reference Librarian, at 413-545-6850.
GreenFILE covers multidisciplinary research on the interaction between humans and the natural environment, including the topics of green building, pollution, recycling, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture. It offers abstracts and indexing for scholarly, government and general interest publications, as well as full-text for open access titles.
For assistance using this database, contact a reference librarian at 413-545-0150.