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Pennsylvania Legal Research Handbook

The Pennsylvania Legal Research Handbook is now available for purchase at the price of $94.37. It can be purchased from the Allegheny County Law Library, which is located on the 9th floor of the City-County Building:

Allegheny County Law Library
921 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Upcoming Event: Making Sense of the Sixties

A National Symposium on the Assassinations and Political Legacies of Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy

This event is presented by The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law and The Duquesne University School of Law. An event synopsis and important information regarding the symposium speakers, schedule, and registration can be found at the following Making Sense of the Sixties web site:

Oct. 3-5, 2008
Power Center Ballroom
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Please contact for more information

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Latest Legal Links

Lexis Web

The following resource description is from the Lexis web site:

Lexis® Web is a legal-specific search engine that serves up free Web content only from legal sites validated by LexisNexis® attorney editors. It offers the LexisNexis legal topic taxonomy and narrows the tools valued by LexisNexis customers for reducing research time. It is unlike other search engines where researchers can get free searching but spend untold hours finding results relevant to their assignment.

Lexis Web is for legal researchers who need to find all relevant sources-be it on the Web or on paid online services.

Westlaw WebPlus


To access WebPlus, click on the preceding link. You'll be prompted to login. After, the WebPlus home page should appear. Westlaw WebPlus is also accessible by signing onto your Westlaw account and choosing the "Search the Web" tab at the top of the page. To learn more about using Westlaw WebPlus, please visit the following link:

Using Westlaw WebPlus