Logging in to Bloomberg Law puts more than legal resources at your fingertips. You also have unlimited access to business information and news so you can think about what’s behind the decisions companies and the attorneys that advise them make. Because it’s all on one system that’s easy to use, you can easily follow the ideas you have from one type of content to the next so you are more prepared for class — whether it is answering a question about a case or the implications for an industry.
BE PREPARED TO EXCEL IN THE CLASSROOM
With Bloomberg Law you have access to cases, statutes, news, and other resources that you need to complete assignments and stay current. The <GO> Bar helps you quickly start your research from anywhere in Bloomberg Law and enables you to find cases, dockets, books, news, and information on people and companies, with keywords and search operators; case and party names; or citations. Log in to Bloomberg Law to see all the ways we make it easy to use our content and tools, such as:
- Fifty-state and federal court opinions, statutes, rules, and regulations give you the basics for your studies. BNA Classification Outlines and Headnotes for important cases in key practice areas help you quickly learn about the main points in individual cases and lead you to related cases. Once you find a case of interest, view related dockets, and use the Bloomberg Law CitatorSM — BCiteSM — to help you determine if your research is on track.
- Books and treatises from trusted sources, such as the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Practising Law Institute, help you get information on areas of the law that are new to you. Stay current on numerous practice areas and legal topics with commentary and analysis from experienced editors and practitioners in the more than 100 BNA Law Reports, including the Supreme Court-focused The United States Law Week®.
- Dockets offer examples of complaints, briefs, motions, and other pleadings so you can learn from what practitioners have done in the past. Law students have access to all the dockets and the related filings that are currently available on Bloomberg Law, as well as filings that can be retrieved electronically. Use Docket Search to find what you need now and set alerts to stay current on new dockets and documents added to Bloomberg Law.
- Bear hug letters, licensing agreements, and other transaction documents are available so you can learn from real-world examples. Use DealMaker Document and Clause Searches to zero in on specific agreements or clause language you need.
- People and Company Profiles help you learn more about business — including how changes in the law can affect specific companies and industries.
- Thousands of news sources allow you to see up-to-the-minute information on your research topic.
- Academic Insights — available through your default homepage — provide information on how to succeed in school from people who know, including law school professors and administrators.
ENHANCE YOUR STUDENT ACTIVITY EXPERIENCE
Unlimited, unrestricted access to integrated legal and business resources on Bloomberg Law opens up new avenues for law reviews and journals, moot court, mock trial, and clinics. Bloomberg Law gives you cases, statutes, commentary and analysis, news, company and market information, and more — including The United States Law Week® (covering the latest Supreme Court activity) — so you can examine the different angles of your research ideas.
GO TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Bloomberg Law helps you go further in your research with tools to help you save and share your information. Take notes in Bloomberg Law alongside cases and other documents you read. Create a Workspace where you can store important documents, searches, and your own uploaded outlines and share them with others you select from your school. Save documents to your Queue when you are in a hurry so you can review them later and then, easily print, download, email, or add them to a Workspace as a group. Bloomberg Law makes it easy to organize your work and return to what’s important whenever you want — including through the Research Trail that keeps track of the searches you’ve run and the documents you’ve viewed over the last six months.