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Wisconsin Legal Information Sources Guide

This guide compiles information about sources of authoritative legal information for Wisconsin attorneys, emphasizing reliable sources of free and low-cost information.

Sources

Access

Source

Contents

Coverage

Additional Information

Fastcase

http://www.wisbar.org/fastcase

Federal,
States

Only references other materials available on Fastcase

Lists cases, no analysis

Google Scholar

http://scholar.google.com/

Federal, States

Only references other materials available on Google Scholar

Lists cases and journals, no analysis


Shepards Public Access

Available in library

Federal,
States

Comprehensive

Very reliable (Fax/email/mail delivery available for $7.50/citation from WSLL)

KeyCite via Westlaw Public/Patron Access

Available in library

Federal,
States

Comprehensive

Very reliable

GlobalCite via Loislaw

http://www.loislaw.com

Federal,
States

Only references other materials available on Loislaw

Free with Loislaw subscription

KeyCite via Westlaw

http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com

Federal,
States

Comprehensive

Very reliable, Price varies by subscription plan

Shepards via LexisNexis

http://www.lexisnexis.com

Federal,
States

Comprehensive

Very reliable, Price varies by subscription plan

Access Types

Free to WisBar Members

Free for Everyone

Free to Wisconsinites

By Paid Subscription - Low Priced

By Paid Subscription - Mid Priced

By Paid Subscription - High Priced

 

 Free at Dane County Law Library

Free at Marquette University Law Library

Free at Milwaukee County Law Library

Free at Milwaukee Public Library

Free at University of Wisconsin Law Library

Free at Wisconsin State Law Library