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BNA resources

BNA is the largest independent publisher of information and analysis products for professionals in business and government. BNA's news services covering the full range of legal, legislative, regulatory, and economic developments. Our subscription includes U.S. Law Week as well as publications on accounting, antitrust & trade regulation, bankruptcy, criminal law, electronic commerce, employment discrimination, environmental law, family law, intellectual property, international trade, labor and employment, professional conduct, securities regulation, and tax.


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CALI Lessons

Increase your knowledge of an area of legal study by completing the lessons online or downloading them and completing them on your computer.


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SSRN: Social Science Research Network

SSRN contains published papers relating to the social sciences with abstracts and full bibliographic descriptions. SSRN also provides information on seminars and other social science-related events.


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Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)

To view CILP files, you must obtain the LRC login & password before accessing CILP directly. CILP is a weekly index of legal periodicals arranged by subject headings. The listing is also cross-indexed by publication title. current law index


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Environmental Law Reporter

The Environmental Law Reporter (ELR) News & Analysis is the Institute’s flagship publication. Publishing submissions from academic and practicing attorneys, the journal’s authors review court cases, laws, legal trends, and agency actions. Articles address topics in state and federal law.
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LawMemo - Employment Law

LawMemo provides summaries on employment law, arbitration law and NLRB cases and decisions. You must use your .edu email address to receive alerts and access the database.
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San Diego Daily Transcript (archive)

Archive of the daily newspaper providing business and legal news for the local Southern California community. SDDT.com only covers content created prior to September 2, 2015.


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Entertainment Law Review

ELR is an international law journal published once or twice a year by the UCLA School of Law.


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RAND Research Reports

RAND is a nonprofit institution, providing research reports for government agencies, foundations, and private-sector firms.
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Oxford University Press Journals

OUP is a major publisher of academic journals, both in the sciences and the humanities. It has been noted as one of the first university presses to publish an open access journal and probably the first to introduce Hybrid open access journals.
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Employment LawMemo

All full time faculty, students, and staff can receive Employment Law Memo, NLRB Law Memo, and Arbitration Law Memo; access to "Latest Cases;" access to Advanced Search. Graduates get a one-year individual subscription.


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Oxford Scholarship Online

Provides access to hundreds of research-level legal titles, includes a citation exporter. Search the full text to find materials that you will need to obtain at the library or via interlibrary loan.
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Bloomberg law

Individual user access is given to USD law students and faculty. You must register with Bloomberg to gain access to its products and services.
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Law Review Commons

The Law Review Commons contains over 75,000 articles from open-access law reviews with issues dating from 1904.
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Law360

Available to the USD Law community only through Lexis Advance. Law360 is a subscription based, legal news service operated by the Portfolio Media company a subsidiary of LexisNexis. Marius Meland founded Portfolio Media in October 2003 and in 2004 began publishing a daily online newsletter on intellectual property law which expanded into 11 news bureaus across the U.S. and continues to grow its legal subject areas.


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Ravel Law and Judge Analytics

You must first create an academic ravellaw.com account to use Ravel Law. To access the Judges portal you must be on the USD campus. Simply search for a particular judge from campus and find information on how your judge thinks, writes and rules. Identify patterns and increase predictability for Federal judges and appellate judges in New York, California, Florida, Illinois, and Delaware (more states coming soon).


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Study Aids (West)

The West Academic Study Aids Subscription offers school of law patrons online access to hundreds of popular study aids to help students anytime during the semester. Authored by noted law professors, the subscription offers up-to-date information, advice, and tips for virtually every course you take.

24/7 access; Full-content searching; Dictionary definitions;Highlight and take notes; Mobility, all the content is available via a web-connected computer, tablet or smartphone.


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Casetext

Casetext provides free legal research and publishing so you can search state and federal cases, statutes, and regulations, for free, annotated by insights from the country's leading attorneys, law firms, and academics.


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