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Full Text Databases

These resources are licensed databases offering  the full-text of various primary and secondary legal materials, as well as some non-legal materials, including general news and information resources.  To locate other databases licensed by the Law Library, browse the other Electronic Resources web pages or see our List of Databases.

Each resource annotation provides a brief description of the resource and any access restrictions.  

Bloomberg Law (password required)
Comprehensive web-based legal research service compiling extensive primary and secondary legal material. Includes significant docket coverage. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law users only via vendor-supplied passwords)

LexisNexis (password required)
Comprehensive web-based legal research service compiling extensive primary and secondary legal material. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law users only via vendor-supplied passwords)

Westlaw.com (password required)
Comprehensive web-based legal research service compiling extensive primary and secondary legal material. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law users only via vendor-supplied passwords)

LexisNexis Academic
This extensive resource includes full text federal, state, and international legal materials, as well as general, business, and medical news. Access to LexisNexis Statistical is also available through this gateway. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law and Syracuse University main campus users.  Remote access available through this link to College of Law users only.  Remote access for SU Non-Law users is available through the Syracuse University Library website. )

Hein Online
This electronic collection of many prominent legal journals includes older, difficult to find, historical collections, as current issues, -- available in PDF format.  Includes the Law Journal Library, Foreign & International Law Resources database, the historic Federal Register, Treaties & Agreements Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, U.S. Presidential Papers Library, and more. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law and Syracuse University main campus users.)

Loislaw
This alternative online legal research service provides access to up-to-date cases, statutes and other primary law at the federal level, as well as all fifty states and D.C.  It also includes GlobalCite, a cite checking service, as well as access to the Aspen Treatise library and publications of the New York State Bar Association.  (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law and Syracuse University main campus users).

LLMC-Digital
The Law Library Microfrom Consortium (LLMC) is actively digitizing many legal and government documents. The site contains the full-text of many Federal Executive branch publications, and some Judicial and Legislative branch materials. This site was recently launched with new material regularly being added. (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law users only)

CQ Homeland Security
The resource includes comprehensive news coverage, sections on People on the Move including a comprehensive directory for the Department of Homeland Security, Congressional bills and federal regulations related to homeland security issues, and more.  (Licensed database; Access provided to College of Law and Syracuse University main campus users.)