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Bloomberg’s Blooming Features

Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg) is a legal research database with intelligence centers and practical tools for legal practitioners and law students. Bloomberg often takes a back seat because law students are more familiar with its competitors LexisNexis and Westlaw. However, Bloomberg … Continue reading

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Chalk One Up for the Little Guy

the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit unanimously ruled that “chalking” is a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Continue reading

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Research and Networking at your Fingertips

Are you a graduate student, a scholar, a professor or just simply a research fanatic? If so, you will love the Social Science Research Network. SSRN is an online database available to assist you on beginning your early research. It’s … Continue reading

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What is HathiTrust?

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutes that make some of the nation’s greatest research libraries and digitized collections available for all! Originally created in 2008, HathiTrust was established by thirteen universities to archive and collectively share digitized … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Using PLI PLUS

What is PLI PLUS? PLI PLUS is an online legal research database provided by the Practicing Law Institute. Practicing Law Institute (PLI) is a nonprofit organization known for its accredited CLE (continuing legal education) and professional education programs. This database … Continue reading

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Researching with Sol Blatt Electronic Resources: Law.com

As law students at the Charleston School of Law, we are often tasked with completing a variety of research assignments and an upper level writing paper.  As an attorney, staying up to date with current legal issues and occurrences is … Continue reading

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Everything from A to Z

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) is a comprehensive online resource containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law. Written and edited by a team of over 800 scholars and practitioners. The major benefit of … Continue reading

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