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Some of these databases require you to logon using Shibboleth authentication. For an explanation of Shibboleth, please consult the document in the IT Information for Law Students module in the eLearning Portal (Blackboard). Others require accounts specific to that site. These passwords are available within the IT Information for Law Students module via the University eLearning Portal (Blackboard).

British and Irish Legal Information Institute

Commonwealth and Common Law

Criminal Law Week

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LexisNexis Butterworths

Medical Litigation Online


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