Library Databases

FREE ELECTRONIC RESOURCES 

Indian Law Portal - Access to Montana Indian Law

GovInfo.Gov - Access to U.S. Government information

Montana Supreme court cases database - Provides access to Montana Supreme Courts opinions and briefs from 1972 to present.


Resources for State Network Users

HeinOnline - HeinOnline contains over 1,800 law-related education journals, fully searchable, all Congressional Records, U.S. Reports, Federal Registers, CFRs, and access to federal and state caselaw provided by Fastcase. Hein Online Quick Guide.

Election Law Journal - Online access for volumes available from 1 through current.

Research Databases and Individual Academic Journals - (via the State Library)


Electronic resources for in-library use

Fastcase - Includes case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, and law review articles.

Lexis Advance - Includes case law, statutes, court rules, administrative codes and decisions for the federal system and all 50 states. Use Shepards's to verify and check citations.

Montana Federal Reports - A reporter of civil opinions and bench judgments from the U.S. District Courts of Montana. 

Pacer - An electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator.

Westlaw Next - Includes case law, statutes, court rules, administrative codes and decisions for the federal system and all 50 states.