Access to the resources listed on this page is limited. Users may access most of these databases from a School of Law computer. Faculty, staff, and students have remote access with a University of South Carolina network username and password.
LLMC-Digital provides online access to over 4,000 titles related to the history of law. The material is divided into seven major content areas: U.S. Federal Government, U.S. States, U.S. Territories, Anglo-American Collections, Foreign Jurisdictions, International Law and Organizations, and Multi-Jurisdiction Subject Collections.
LegalTrac provides access to over 1,500 secondary sources including law review journals, bar association journals, legal newspapers and periodicals, and international law journals. Law-related articles from non-legal titles are also available.
Due to license restrictions, the law library can only provide access to current law school students, faculty, and staff. LexisNexis® for Law Schools includes cases, statutes, and regulations from federal and state jurisdictions, selected legal materials from foreign jurisdictions, and the electronic version of Shepard's Citations Service®.
The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600 – 1926, brings together foreign, comparative, and international titles.. Its International Law component features works of legal theorists including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, Wheaton, among others. The Foreign Law component features foreign legal treatises of a variety of countries. The Comparative Law component features books that compare more than one legal system and includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law, and Islamic Law.
A collection of over 22,000 legal treatises published from 1800 – 1926 detailing the development of U.S. and British law during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The entries are searchable in full-text
The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1926 contains a virtual goldmine of information for researchers of American legal history — a fully searchable digital archive of the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more" -- Publisher's website.
Part of the Making of Modern Law collection, this database of full-text records and briefs provides access to documents filed before the U.S. Supreme Court. The documents are searchable and available in PDF.
Contains domestic cases in international law from over 65 jurisdictions. Features expert commentary, full texts of judgments in their original language and translations of key passages of non-English judgments into English. Archive includes cases dating back to 2000, Offers multiple options for searching or browsing decisions by country, keyword, or full text search. User may sign up for free case alerts via e-mail.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) offers access to thousands of academic monographs, in 19 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. The Law database offers full text search access as well as "browse by subject" and "search my subject specialization" options.
ProQuest®Congressional provides comprehensive online access to congressional documents and activity, including bills, committee reports, transcripts of testimony from congressional hearings, and debates and statements from members of Congress. Full-text information can be retrieved using search terms or document numbers
ProQuest®Legislative Insight contains compiled legislative histories for over 18,000 laws from 1929 forward. Each legislative history provides the text of the law, all versions of related bills, and all other congressional publications comprising the legislative history.