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Research Databases: Legal History

This guide provides alphabetical and topical listings of the various research databases available for use by the Valparaiso University School of Law community.

Legal History

Congress and the Courts (HeinOnline)

Taken from HeinOnline’s press release: “Congress and the Courts brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and to provide all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.”

History of Bankruptcy: Taxation & Economic Reform in America, Part III (HeinOnline)

This collection includes legislative histories, documents, treatises, and periodical articles relating to the history of bankruptcy in America.

Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective

An index of over 750 legal periodicals published between 1918-1981 in the United States and other countries. For coverage from 1981 to the present, use LegalTrac.

LLMC Digital

LLMC-Digital is an on-line utility providing access to the law and law-related collections developed by LLMC.

Scottish Legal History: Featuring Publications of the Stair Society (HeinOnline)

This collection contains Scottish legal materials dating back to A.D. 1225.

Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law (HeinOnline)

An excellent resource for researching early English and American legal history.

Session Laws Library (HeinOnline)

Taxation and Economic Reform in America (HeinOnline)