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Casemaker: Free Legal Research Tool
Casemaker is a powerful online research library that is available for free to WSBA members.
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Free and Low-Cost Research
The following external links include other legal research tools that may help you in your practice:
WA Pattern Jury Instructions | Published by Thomson Reuters
LLRX | Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals
Seattle University School of Law | Law Library Guides
University of Washington Law School | Legal Research Guides
Cornell Law School | Legal Information Institute
Law Library of Congress | The World's Largest Law Library
Yale Law School | The Avalon Project - Ancient and Medieval Legal Resources
The WSBA Lending Library offers over 300 titles to borrow for free, regardless of your geographic location. You can order books online and have them shipped to you for free. The following legal research books are available:
- The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet
- Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers
To learn more, visit the lending library page.