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ProQuest Congressional Publications
Contains Congressional Research Digital Collection [Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Committee Prints]; U.S. Serial Set & Serial Set Maps; Indexing for Hearings, Reports, Documents, and Committee Prints
HeinOnline provides full text access to thousands of law and law related journals and government publications.
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Supreme Court of the United States
Transcripts, audio recordings, briefs, docket search, and opinions available for the Court.
Provides public access to opinions from selected United States courts
United States Law Guide
Law guide prepared by the Library of Congress includes: United States Code, U.S. Statutes at Large, and Public Laws
United States Reports searchable through the Library of Congress
More than 225 years of Supreme Court decisions, 35,000 decisions acquired by the Library of Congress are now publicly available online
Supreme Court of the United States Blog
- "SCOTUSblog is devoted to comprehensively covering the U.S. Supreme Court without bias and according to the highest journalistic and legal ethical standards." (Sponsored by Bloomberg Law)
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One-stop search for almost everything available at the McDermott Library, including non-EBSCO databases.
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Search Prospector, a unified catalog of academic, public and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) Service
Submit a request to get items not available in the USAFA library system from another library
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