Tag Archives: Legal Research

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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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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Researching Foreign or Comparative Law? Click here for FREE Online Access to the “Bible” of Foreign Law!

The Foreign Law Guide (FLG) was originally created by Thomas H. Reynolds and Arturo A. Flores and it is commonly referred to as “Reynolds & Flores.” Brill, a Netherlands based publisher, recently took over the electronic database in 2012. Behind … Continue reading

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LegalTrac: A Comprehensive Web-based Law Index

LegalTrac- A Comprehensive Web-Based Law Index  LegalTrac is provided by Gale, A Cengage Company and is the web-based version of the print source Current Law Index. Today, there are over 2,000,000 articles available on this database. The information available on … Continue reading

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When in Doubt, Start with the Basics

As a Research Fellow at the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library, I frequently assist students, alumni, professors, staff, and attorneys with research topics.  Each task is unique, requiring a variety of problem-solving skills and techniques.  Some topics are new to … Continue reading

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Nice and Steady

Do you remember when or how you learned to drive a car?  Well, maybe some of you out there in blogland are still in launch mode but for the rest of us,…well,….it was a magical moment.  I remember watching my … Continue reading

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