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This page provides starting points for information relevant to your journal and covers the following topics:

  • Emory Law Subject Guides 
  • Electronic Resources
  • Choosing a Topic
  • Citation Assistance
  • Where to find PDF versions of documents

As always, if you need additional assistance, please request a Student Consult and we will be glad to help.  

(A special thank you to Amy Flick, our Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian, for her assistance in compiling this information.)

 

Emory Law Subject Guides

 

Electronic Resources

Treatises by topic (hat tip to Georgia State University Law Library) 

Bloomberg BNA resources (by category) 

CCH Intelliconnect resources (by practice area) 

 

Choosing a Topic

US Law Week:  In particular, see the Circuit Splits section for potential topic information 

Scotusblog: Forr merits case lists, upcoming petitions, and blog posts regarding the US Supreme Court 

Bloomberg BNA: Many BNA Reporters include a pending or recent Supreme Court decision list

Westlaw Practitioner Insight:  Includes subjects with recent news

Justia BlawgSearch: Blogs listed by category or subject

 

Citation Assistance

Bieber’s Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations (available in print and via Lexis)

Hein Online Law Journal Library (and other libraries): The Citation Navigator lets you enter a citation and retrieve the document, and there is also a Bluebook Citation list 

 

Where to Find PDFs

Hein Online: Law Journals, US Code, US Supreme Court Library, and more

JSTOR: Non-law journals in PDF, including older issues

Westlaw: West Reporters with PDF images

GPO FDSys: US government publications in PDF, including legislative history documents, the US Code, and the Federal Register

US Supreme Court: Slip opinions and official bound volumes in PDF

Subject Guide

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