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Your U.S. Law Week Email

Posted by Library Blog on 09/20/2012 at 10:16 AM


Ever noticed among the numerous law school emails that you get is a weekly one from Lucinda Harrison-Cox, Associate Law Librarian?  This weekly email contains the highlights of newly-added content to the Bloomberg BNA U.S. Law WeekU.S. Law Week is the premier digital resource offering up-to-date coverage of recently decided state and federal appellate cases, the latest federal agency administrative decisions and regulations, and legal news about the President and the U.S. Congress.

One key feature of U.S. Law Week includes actions by the U.S. Supreme Court during their current term.  You can find out if a case has been granted or denied certiorari and read summaries of oral arguments and opinions as soon as they are released.  Another notable feature is “Circuit Splits”: subject area listings of recently decided cases in which two or more Circuit Courts of Appeals have reached different conclusions on the same legal issue.  This feature can be helpful when researching a topic for a paper or law review article!  Lastly, U.S. Law Week’s BNA Insights provides original analysis from leading practitioners on the latest legal, legislative, regulatory, and business developments.