Archive for the ‘Featured Database’ Category

  • Summer Online Research

    Did you know you can use your Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg accounts during the summer? Each service has different rules (especially about whether or not you can use your account for work purposes) and you might have to extend your password. Visit each providers homepage for more information. Read more...
  • Bloomberg Law

    Most SU law students are quite comfortable with WestlawNext and have some familiarity with LexisAdvance, but many don’t know about Bloomberg Law. This research service is incredibly useful, especially for business and transactional work. If you haven’t tried it already, sign up now. Read more...
  • Featured Database: Clearinghouse Review

    The Clearinghouse Review: The Journal of Poverty Law and Policy is an excellent source for analysis of issues in Poverty Law. Clearinghouse Review is hosted on the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law web site. The web site features news on recent changes to state and federal government assistance programs and a Poverty Law […] Read more...
  • Is Beast Mode really trademarked?

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a free trademark search database. It’s worth knowing about as a research tool. Just for fun, we looked up “Beast Mode.” It came up with 41 documents, including some filed in the name of Marshawn Lynch. There is also one from some guy in the Netherlands […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: CALI Lessons

    As you are starting your new classes, we’d like to remind you about CALI lessons.  If you are unfamiliar, CALI lessons are interactive, computer-based tutorials on a wide range of legal subject areas.  Lessons are completely free for our law students. They are useful for mastering material during the semester and for exam preparation. When […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: LLMC Digital

    Are you looking for images of historical documents from national and state archives? The LLMC Digital database presently has scanned images of historical legal materials, including cases, statutes, reports, treatises, and dictionaries.  Check out this database on our Databases page. Read more...
  • Source for Researching Legal History

    The Making of Modern Law is a database of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The database provides researchers access to critical legal history, including casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more. Available on campus to Seattle University students, faculty, […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: Encyclopedia of Public International Law

    The Seattle University Law Library subscribes to the online edition of The Encyclopedia of Public International Law (EPIL). Published by the Oxford University Press in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, it is the only comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject in the English language.  As with all encyclopedias, […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)

    Are you looking for the most recent articles in a particular area of the law?  The Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP) is an index of recently published legal periodicals that is maintained by the UW Law Library.  The CILP index is updated on a weekly basis and it includes an archive that stretches back […] Read more...
  • Featured Database: ProQuest Congressional: Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a branch agency within the Library of Congress.  At the request of members of Congress (House and Senate) or legislative committees, CRS will provide policy and legal analysis on issues under consideration.  CRS reports provide a wealth of (non-partisan) information and can be an excellent starting point when researching […] Read more...