Legal Research

CBA Online Library
With over 1000+ files (and growing), the online library includes articles, checklists, slide decks and sample documents culled from seminars, committee meetings, and the CBA Record magazine. Search, view and download substantive content. Learn more.

CBA Newsstand by Lexology
The CBA Newsstand is a daily email aimed at providing CBA members with valuable and free practical know-how. Get access to a global legal knowledge base that delivers daily essential intelligence tailored to your preferences directly to your desk. Learn more.

The John Marshall Law School
CBA members have access to the JMLS Law School Library (319 S. Plymouth Ct., next to the CBA Building), which subscribes to several commercial legal databases including LexisNexis, Westlaw, and HeinOnline. See full details about the Library and its services.

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Legal Bookstore
The CBA's Legal Bookstore sells publications from IICLE, West, ABA and more. The bookstore is located in the CBA Building at 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago (M-F, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Learn more and order online.

Book Discounts from American Lawyer Media and the American Bar Association
CBA members get a 10% discount on titles published by American Lawyer Media (use offer code CHIBAR10 at checkout). Get a 15% discount off ABA book at shopABA (use offer code PAB8ECBA).