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Washington Legal Research Guide: Federal Courts

A guide covering the primary law and secondary sources necessary for conducting legal research in the state of Washington

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Washington Federal Court Opinions & Summaries

Washington Federal Courts Helpful Information

Subscription Databases for Washington Cases

The L&C Law School community has a number of subscription database options for accessing Washington case law.

Both Fastcase and LLMC Digital are provided for free to the L&C Law School community without a password. Just click on the links below for both on and off-campus access.

Individual passwords are required for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law. Passwords are distributed to new students at the beginning of the school year. Questions? Ask a reference librarian

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Washington Case Law in Print

Boley Law Library maintains a historical collection of Washington case law, including Washington Reporter, West's Pacific Digest, and West's Pacific Reports. 

The reporters and digests are located in the library in the state materials section.