Author Archives: Mandy Lee

2021 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg (Updated May 28, 2021)

Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation? The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates.  See below for more information. Westlaw Access Summer You … Continue reading

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Student Legal Writing Competitions Guide

Did you know there are more than 150 writing competitions, across 60-plus subject areas, that are open to law students and/or incoming law students? If you’ve written a paper, such as for a seminar, and/or would like to submit one … Continue reading

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New & Improved: Managing your New York Times account

Current Chicago-Kent College of Law students, faculty, and staff may create individual accounts to access the online edition of The New York Times through the Law Library’s Databases page.  We’ve updated the instructions on how to create and/or to renew … Continue reading

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Chronicle of Higher Education Access During COVID-19

The Chronicle of Higher Education contains college and university news, opinions, advice, and job listings. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chronicle offers insight and resources on online teaching, supporting students from a distance, and numerous additional issues confronting … Continue reading

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How can HeinOnline help me with my legal research?

HeinOnline is a database that contains searchable, full-text PDFs of over 2,500 legal journal titles, the Congressional Record, state historical statutes, Restatements, and many other legal research resources. Here is a link to HeinOnline. You can also access it by … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Your Oral Arguments

As the 1Ls deliver their oral arguments this weekend as part of the Charles-Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition, they may draw inspiration from the words of attorney Clarence Darrow, arguably one of the greatest orators of the 20th Century. 94 … Continue reading

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From Radio Shack to the U.S. Supreme Court

This Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in a case that, as an article in the Nov. 27, 2017, New York Times describes it, “could spur a new era in digital privacy.” While … Continue reading

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A Toast to George Boole

Today, November 2, 2017, marks the 202nd birthday of British mathematician George Boole. While you may not have heard this name before, advanced searching in legal research databases arguably owes its origins to Professor Boole. Search techniques that involve AND, … Continue reading

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