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WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that “summer” is here, it’s time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can students use Westlaw or Lexis during their summer work?  The answer is that it depends.  Each … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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