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Lexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg Summer Access

The last legal research classes of the semester will be held today.  While that’s likely welcome news for many, it means that the next research you’ll do is for your jobs and externships this summer.  Here is some information on the access you’ll have to the major legal databases. Lexis Advance – Lexis recently announced that [...]

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Bloomberg Law

As we get closer to summer, it’s time to start thinking about the jobs/externships you’ll be doing once school is out.  One thing you’re guaranteed to be doing is legal research.  I recently blogged about Lexis’s decision to make Lexis Advance available to students without restriction this summer.  Another legal research system that is available [...]

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Lexis Advance This Summer

Lexis has just announced that law students will have unlimited access to Lexis Advance this summer.  That means you can use Lexis Advance for any type of legal work you will be doing this summer.  Previously Lexis has always had restrictions on summer access (as Westlaw to this point still does) on using their product [...]

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Supreme Court Challenge

Think your SCOTUS-prediction skills are top notch?  Put them to the test in Bloomberg Law/SCOTUSblog’s Supreme Court Challenge.  The competition features teams of law students predicting the outcomes of six merits cases and six petitions for cert.  Cash prizes go to the top 3 teams.  Register your team by Feb. 28.  See the competition rules [...]

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Picking Paper Topics

About this time of year we begin getting requests for help developing topics for papers.  While we have several different resources that can be helpful, one that I like to show first is BNA.  BNA (now Bloomberg BNA) produces a number of daily and weekly reports on cutting edge topics in a variety of areas [...]

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Circuit Splits

Circuit splits are a popular topic for student law journal Notes.  About this time of year, law journal editors are beginning (or at least think about beginning) to ponder their Note topics.  If you’re looking for a circuit split and can’t find one, there are a few good resources out there that might help you find [...]

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Court Pleadings on Bloomberg Law

As you research this summer, one of the things you may need to do is find trial court pleadings – a complaint, an answer, a motion.  Attorneys often like to look for a similar case to theirs and then look at the court documents in that case to use as a template to help craft [...]

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Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg is a well-known name in the business and financial sectors.  In the past few years it has attempted to become more of a player in the legal sector as well.  In fact, Bloomberg has its sights on the big boys of legal research – LexisNexis and Westlaw.  Time will tell if Bloomberg Law can [...]

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