This article has been written by Samridhi Prakash from Symbiosis Law School, Noida.
Are you a law student struggling to find the appropriate case law or wanting to get your facts right while researching for your never-ending college assignments? Well, if yes, then you have come to the right spot! Here is a list of top 10 categories of websites which will make working on your college assignments a piece of cake. Today, the internet has a ton of resources and it gets difficult to filter through. Hope this curation helps!
LAW.COM (Legal Dictionary): Who doesn’t need to refer to the exquisite labyrinth of legal maxims and words to enhance their legalese? This site helps you to search the definition of a legal word, term or a phrase and also, to find all definitions which might include a specific term/word/phrase.
Site URL: https://dictionary.law.com/
Indian Kanoon & Indian Code: Indian Kanoon is said to be the google of all laws and case laws in India. The one stop for researching for any law student. Indian Code is the repository of all Central and State Acts of India.
Site URLs: https://indiankanoon.org/ & https://www.indiacode.nic.in/
Bar & Bench and LiveLaw: These leading websites cover all latest news and updates in the field of law, keeping the law student abreast with recent developments- interviews, news, columns, ideas & court hearings- related to the legal fraternity. They even provide information regarding hiring by law firms and their performance.
Site URLs: https://www.barandbench.com/ & https://www.livelaw.in/
Blog iPleaders & Law Times Journal: These websites are known for their efforts to make law more accessible. They help the student to find well-researched and simplified articles on various topics of their choice and interest. Blog iPleaders also offers varied courses spread across the spectrum of legal topics.
Site URLs: https://blog.ipleaders.in/ & https://lawtimesjournal.in/
Nyaaya: Nyaaya helps the student to find explanations of laws and procedures, legal guides and explainers. It is available in regional languages as well and has the provision of virtual learning through non-text format. Do check it out!
Site URL: https://nyaaya.org/
Legal Service India: This portal is focused on law and government, providing e-resources in the form of articles, researches, cases, laws, lawyers directory etc. and is India’s oldest online library for legal resources.
Site URL: http://www.legalserviceindia.com/
PRS India: PRS India provides credible Parliament-specific data, giving comprehensive analysis of legislative and policy issues which facilitates research for law students while dealing with projects.
Site URL: https://www.prsindia.org/
My Law: This is an excellent platform for online legal learning, equipping law students and legal professionals across the country with a chance to learn and skill themselves in any and every arena of law.
Site URL: https://mylaw.net/
JSTOR & Google Scholar: The saviour of every college student! These sites, no matter how versatile, help the law students find well researched papers from across the globe on all topics and genres.
Site URLs: https://www.jstor.org/ & https://scholar.google.com/
QueText: Last but not the least, who doesn’t need help with plagiarism checks before submission? QueText comes in handy and provides you a detailed review of all sources referred by you, highlighting all the possible matches.
Site URL: https://www.quetext.com/
Edited by Shivanshika Samaddar of National Law University Delhi.