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Paper Topic Selection: International: Legal News

Sources to identify international law developments.

How Can I Find Legal News Reports on IL Issues & Information Centers That Publicize IL Developments?

  • Bloomberg Law News highlights recent stories here.
    • TIP: Click: Login (top right of screen) > Enter Bloomberg Law username/password to view these stories.
  • Bloomberg Law home screen > Tab: News & Analysis (subscription)
    • TIP: Bloomberg Law's home screen tab: News & Analysis provides a pull-down menu.  Place your cursor on pull-down menu option: Bloomberg Law News to link to articles on specific legal news topics or to link to Bloomberg Law's News Home page.
      • Topics include: Antitrust; Artificial Intelligence: Cannabis; Crypto; Daily Tax Report: International; Environment and Energy; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG); International Trade; IP Law; Privacy & Data Security News; Social Justice & Diversity; Tax Management: International and Tech & Telecom Law.
        • Need to create a Bloomberg Law account?  Click: here & register with your BLS email. 
  • Court Listener provides more than three million opinions issued by U.S. federal and state courts. 
    • TIP: Register at this site, search by keywords, and create an alert.
  • Global Legal Monitor highlights worldwide legal news/developments.  U.S. Library of Congress retrieves data "from official national legal publications and reliable press sources."  Articles often link to primary legal sources.

  • Jurist: World Legal News tracks international and foreign law developments.  News stories often link to related primary legal sources. 
  • Law360's legal news stories and expert analysis (subscription) are accessible on campus, in BLS housing, and elsewhere off campus if one has implemented the proxy server instructions.  These stories often link to related primary legal sources.
    • TIP: On Law360's home page, click: SEE ALL SECTIONS to view all of Law360's legal news categories.  
    • Law360 news categories include: Access to Justice; Cannabis; Competition; Cybersecurity & Privacy; Fintech; Health; Intellectual Property; International Arbitration; International Trade; Technology; and White Collar
    • Law360 also provides Law360 Tax Authority: International "deep news and analysis." 
    • TIP: At Law360's site, headlines (but not full stories) are available for Law360 UK legal topics.  To access these stories, use Lexis+ tab: Legal News Hub (described below).
  • Law360's legal news stories + Law360 UK/Canada news & analysis are available through Lexis+ tab: Legal News Hub (subscription).

    • TIP: In Lexis+ Legal News Hub, click: All Sections > scroll down page and click: UK or Canada.  Browse by area(s) of interest.

    • TIP: This additional Lexis+ Law360 page supports searching in many of Law360's legal news sections.

  • International (subscription) aggregates news stories from ALM publications such as: The American Lawyer; Legal Week; National Law Journal; New Jersey Law Journal; New York Law Journal; and The Recorder. 
    • news stories are accessible on campus, in BLS housing, and elsewhere off campus if one has implemented the proxy server instructions.  
  • Lexis+ (subscription) provides recent articles from, and searchable archives of, ALM publications such as National Law Journal and New York Law Journal. 
    • Researchers can enter the name of a specific source, like New York Law Journal, and run a search in the headline and lead sections of available news stories. 
    • Alternatively, researchers can access Legal News (which includes ALM publications) and run a search in the headline and lead sections of available news stories.
      • Example: hlead(international and tax! and digital)
  • Mondaq (free, registration required) aggregates law firm newsletters. 
    • TIP: Use filter Regions to view material by region or country.  Use the filter Topics > click: International Law
  • Westlaw Edge UK: Current Awareness Search (subscription)
    • See also top level tab Current Awareness pull-down menu links: Most Recently Added + Best of the Last 5 Days