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Socio-Legal Studies: Legal databases

Subjects: Criminology, Law, Sociology

UK primary sources: legislation and court judgments

Holders of an Oxford SSO are advised to use LexisLibrary and/or Westlaw Edge UK for Westminster or English legislation. These databases provide a wealth of judgment transcripts and law report series, journal articles and commentary (usually books aimed at the practitioner rather than the student or academic).

There are other many online legal databases which make specialist law reports available online. The quickest way to find what these are is to skim read the Law Library webpage below. 

Related Bodleian guides for law

For help discovering legal databases for specific topics, countries or legal systems: