While UALR has a library dedicated to its law school, it is highly recommended that students in the criminal justice courses begin their legal research at Ottenheimer Library. Before heading to the UALR Law Library, it would be helpful to speak with a librarian at Ottenheimer Library.
Several of the UALR Law Library databases are very detailed and aimed at students already in law school. Others are restricted to only students at the UALR Law School. Speaking with someone at Ottenheimer Library first will prevent an unnecessary trip across town.
Just as in any other field, there are numerous journals that publish articles about issues and research in the legal fields. Multiple databases provided by Ottenheimer Library offer access to these articles in full text. The databases below are listed in order of searching complexity, from simplest to most difficult.