Category Archives: Electronic legal database

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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Bepress Digital Commons Network

The Digital Commons Database by Bepress is a free resource and an innovative solution for institutions who wish to openly publish, manage, and showcase a wide variety of their work. The Charleston School of Law has their own page that’s … Continue reading

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18th Century Collections Online

Have you ever wanted to know more about the 18th Century?  Have you ever wondered about the beginnings of Common Law in Colonial America? Do you have an interest in reading original works from legendary scholars of 18th Century? Then … Continue reading

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A Behind the Scenes Look into the Nation’s Foreign Policy Decisions

The Foreign Relations of the United States electronic database is an archive. It is filled with information that pertains to major United States foreign policy decisions and noteworthy political activity. The documents are from the Presidential libraries, Departments of State … Continue reading

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Resource Spotlight: LexisNexis Courtroom Cast

Authored by Cassandra Patterson, Reference & Outreach Services Librarian LexisNexis Courtroom Cast is a frequently utilized resource that focuses on legal practice skills. It provides three valuable learning tools: AudioCase Files, Videos, and Courtroom Cast Training. AudioCaseFiles offers downloadable MP3 … Continue reading

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Welcome & Welcome Back!

Authored by Cassandra Patterson, Reference & Outreach Services Librarian The library and IT staff want to extend a warm welcome to incoming and returning students.  We’re glad you’re here! The holiday break has officially ended and the library has re-opened. … Continue reading

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Today’s Decisions from the United States Supreme Court

  Today, Monday, June 1st, the United States Supreme Court handed down five opinions: 1)  Taylor v. Barkes 2)  Mellonli v. Lynch 3)  Bank of America v. Caulkett 4)  EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch 5)  Elonis v. United States. It … Continue reading

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Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship

  Join library staff for a workshop, Jump Start Your Summer Clerkship, on Wednesday, June 3rd, at noon in Mary 101A/B to refresh, update and enhance your research skills for summer employment.  It is a brown bag event that will last … Continue reading

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Law Review Commons

Law Review Commons, hosted by BePress, provides free access to over 200 law review titles from 69 law schools.  A list of law schools participating in the resource can be found here.  An Advanced Search feature exists that allows searching via … Continue reading

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CVN Is Now LexisNexis Courtoom Cast, Powered by Courtroom View Network

CVN, one of the Library’s most popular resources, has changed its name. It was acquired by LexisNexis, and is now called LexisNexis Courtroom Cast, Powered by Courtroom View Network. You are required to register in order to use it. Be … Continue reading

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