Tag Archives: Legal Research

A Best Friend for WestlawNext

Did you ever find yourself wishing WestlawNext had features like providing Bluebook citations, links to free document sources, and the ability to share items via social media? Well, a law student at the UC Berkeley School of Law did. This … Continue reading

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Free Law!

Created by Fastcase, the Public Library of Law – PLoL is a resource for searching law freely available on the Internet.  It provides a searchable interface to a large collection of primary law at both the state and federal levels.  … Continue reading

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Nouveau Livre: The Mexican Legal System

While much of the Law Library collection focuses on U.S. law, it also has resources covering foreign and international jurisdictions from around the world.  For example, the Law Library just added the new third edition of The Mexican Legal System: … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Black’s Law Dictionary

This week’s featured app is Black’s Law Dictionary® 9th Edition. Black’s, of course, is widely considered to be the definitive legal dictionary, but at $54.99 to download, this might be the most expensive app you ever consider loading onto your … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Bloomberg BNA Law Reports

This week’s featured app is Bloomberg’s BNA Law Reports. The app lets you use your iPhone to access original, authoritative and timely reporting and analysis and find key legal, legislative, regulatory and business developments in numerous practice areas, including Labor … Continue reading

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New Resources in Lexis and Westlaw

Check out the first pages you see after logging in to LexisAdvance and WestlawNext: there are new resources front and center. On Lexis, the news pane on the carousel is now labeled ‘Law 360.’ Law 360 is a subscription news … Continue reading

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App of the Week!

Want to learn more about legal apps?  The Law Library is giving out “app cards” featuring a different legal or productivity app each week.  Look for the display at the Circulation Desk and collect ’em all!

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