Free Online Legal Research

  1. Google Scholar, for case authority including page references and cases citing the opinion. Not reliable for shepardizing, or one of the credible and credited case legal resources accepted by the Courts, but an excellent starting place. (select case law radio button)
  2. FastCase, located in the BASF SpaceBar (right next to the free printer).
  3. From the San Francisco County Law Library (, free online access onsite:

(Resources may change; check the library’s website for current list of resources.)