Washington State:        

          Washington State Law Library:        www.courts.wa.gov/library/

          Access Washington:                          www.access.wa.gov      

          Courts:                                               www.courts.wa.gov

          Legislation:  TVW Scout:                 http://scout.tvw.org/account/signin

          Municipal Research Service:            www.mrsc.org/

          Other:                                                 www.WashingtonLawHelp.org 

          Federal Law:                                      http://beta.congress.gov/


General Springboards:

          Dogpile:                              www.dogpile.com         

          Clusty:                                 www.clusty.com

          Google Scholar:                 http://scholar.google.com/

          Findlaw:                              http://public.findlaw.com/          

          Justia:                                  www.justia.com/

          Recap The Law                   www.recapthelaw.org

          UW Law School
                 Research 
Guides:                http://lib.law.washington.edu/ref/guides.html     

          Cornell Law School                   www.law.cornell.edu/index.html  

          The Public Library of Law:       www.plol.org/Pages/Search.aspx

          The Court Listener:                    www.courtlistener.com/

 

WSBA – Casemaker (Free to members of the WSBA or Legal Research students)

                http://www.wsba.org/Resources-and-Services/Casemaker-Legal-Research

 

FEE BASED:


          Free Training at Washington State Library [RSVP @ 357-2136]*

          Westlaw* - Free on-line training at:          http://training.westlaw.com/

          LoisLaw* - WSBA Deskbooks and CLE materials

          LexisNexis – Free on-line training at:        

http://www.lexisnexis.com/university/Catalogue.aspx?product=lexis.com

         

          Finding People:  www.peoplesearch.com and www.zabasearch.com

          Nolo:  http://www.nolo.com/

 

LEGAL WRITING TIPS:


Washington State Court of Appeals, Div. I:  “Brief Writing – Best Practices”              (http://www.courts.wa.gov/appellate_trial_courts/?fa=atc.display_divs&folderID=div1&fileID=briefWriting)