Legal Research Software


By Casetext

Casetext provides deep insights into cases cited in legal documents through its AI-powered assistant CARA (Case Analysis Research Assistant). Using natural language understanding, Casetext scans the text of legal briefs to locate and analyze case citations, understanding research context and customizing results to help you find on-point authorities faster. In 2018, updates eant that CARA now works with any type of litigation document, including complaints that contain no citations, in order to find facts and issues.


By Casemaker

As more than 400,000 attorneys can attest, you can count on Casemaker® for accurate, timely answers to your legal research questions. Available for free to members of almost 30 bar associations, and to other users at a fraction of the cost charged by “premium” providers, the Casemaker4 legal research system offers full federal and 50-state primary law coverage that is often more current than that provided by the leading high-cost services.


By Fastcase

Fastcase is the smarter alternative for legal research - using data visualization, citation analysis, and mobile apps to beautify the law.


By Free Law Project

CourtListener is a free legal research website containing millions of legal opinions from federal and state courts. With CourtListener, lawyers, journalists, academics, and the public can research an important case, stay up to date with new opinions as they are filed, or do deep analysis using our raw data.

Google Scholar

By Google

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Lexis Advance

By LexisNexis

Lexis Advance® is the best place to start your research with more than 60,000 trusted legal and news sources, including premium sources you can't find anywhere else.


By Thomson Reuters

Westlaw is a web-based portal that offers online legal research services for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States.

Practical Law

By Thomson Reuters

Practical Law provides trusted, up-to-date legal know-how across all major practice areas to help attorneys deliver accurate answers quickly, confidently, and know your research is complete using the world’s most preferred online legal research service.

Law Insider

By Law Insider

Law Insider is one of the largest freely searchable contract and clause databases in the world with over 250,000 registered users and 4M monthly page views. Powered by machine learning, our database updates with new fully indexed contracts and clauses daily.