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Reusable Content: Media Collection

Media Collection

The 4th floor Media Collection houses the Law Library's research collections in microform, DVD, video and audio cassette. A microform reader/printer/scanner is available near the Media Collection; DVDs can be viewed on desktop computers in the computer lab or near the reference desk. Videocassettes may be viewed in the LPOP viewing area on the 2nd floor.

A small sample of the over 76,000 titles in the Media Collection:

Microform - Foreign and International

UN materials (part of the Readex Index)

UK cases (English, Scottish, and Irish Law Reports)

European Union materials

Microform - American Legal Information

Congressional bills

CIS congressional documents 

U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs

U.S. committee prints

State session laws from all U.S. states

U.S. Serial Set

New York Court of Appeals records and briefs

Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court  

Texas Supreme Court records and briefs  

Bar exams from many U.S. states  

IRS tax documents (Letter Rulings, etc.)  

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit

Microform - Newspapers (General and Legal)

New York Times (1970 – 1998)

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (1990 - 2002)

National Law Journal (1978 - 2008)

Wall Street Journal (1977 - 2006)

Washington Post (1990 – 1998)

Legal Times (1979 - 2006)

New York Law Journal (1976 - 2002)

Los Angeles Daily Journal (1980 - 2006)

Microform - Special Collections

Papers of Justice Louis Brandeis

Papers of Roscoe Pound

ACLU records and publications

Amnesty International annual reports with country dossiers

Papers of Justice Felix Frankfurter

Nineteenth century legal treatises

Papers of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


Conference recordings from Texas CLE

Conference recordings from AALS


Erwin Younger

Presidential biographical documentaries

Conference recordings of CLE programs

Nomination / confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justices (starting with Justice Blackmun)

Historical videos (including topics such as Watergate, civil rights efforts, and Waco)

Legal research educational videos

Biographies of the founding fathers

Conference recordings of ALI Meetings