Document (#13790)

Author
MacLeod, D.
Title
¬The Internet, LEXIS, and WESTLAW : a comparison of resources for the legal researcher
Source
Database. 19(1996) no.1, S.50-57
Year
1996
Abstract
Compares some leading Internet law resources, and how they compete with the same materials from the online services LEXIS and WESTLAW. Discusses: the United States Code; Code of Federal Regulations; Supreme Court Decisions; directories of Lawyers and Law Firms; State Law; and Congressional Information. Highlights the use of listservs and newsgroups on the Internet
Theme
Internet
Object
LEXIS
WESTLAW

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