Summer Database Access

| April 29, 2014

   You may continue to use the legal content and news you have as a law student all summer long.  Use Lexis Advance® for any purpose – including work* you perform at a law firm, corporation or government agency. Use your Lexis Advance ID all summer long for: Any purpose at all All legal content and [...]

Summer Access: Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law

| April 23, 2013

BLOOMBERG LAW: Returning students have unrestricted access over the summer. Graduating students will continue to have unrestricted access for 6 months after graduation. If you have not already signed up for Bloomberg Law, go to and “Register for a Law School Account.” LEXIS ADVANCE: Returning students have unrestricted access over the summer. Graduating students [...]

Summer Access to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law

| May 15, 2012

Be sure to extend your Law School LexisNexis and Westlaw passwords if you require access over the summer. Bloomberg Law is also now available to all law students and your password may be used over the summer without an educational purpose restriction.  Bloomberg Law access and help is available at   To obtain an account, [...]

Heading out to buy the new IPad?

| March 9, 2012

If so, you might consider the following free apps: With HeinOnline’s iPad/iPhone app, you can read an account of Susan B Anthony’s trial on the charge of illegal voting in the Presidential election of November 1872 (from the World Trials Library); check the Decisions and Orders of the National Labor Relations Board (in the Federal [...]

A Pirate’s Life For Me

| September 19, 2011

Shiver me timbers!  It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Capt. Jack Sparrow makes a pirate’s life look fun, but most pirates were not as lucky as him.  If caught, most pirates were hung immediately.  Usually only the most notorious ones were captured and brought to trial.  For a historical look at piracy and the [...]

Westlaw/Lexis Password Problems?

| August 24, 2011

Forgot your Westlaw and/or Lexis password? Are you a transfer student or a new LLM? Here’s what to do: Have account but forgot user name or password: Westlaw: call 1-800-westlaw Lexis: call 1-800-45-lexis Do not already have account: Westlaw: contact student rep (hours posted on 2nd floor outside the library restrooms) or our Account Manager, [...]

Summer Access to Lexis & Westlaw

| May 18, 2011

Do you need access to your Law School LexisNexis and Westlaw passwords over the summer?  If so, you must (1) qualify and (2) make a request. Here’s how: Lexis: Go to and fill out the required information.  Your use must be for academic purposes which under the Lexis policy include, but are not limited [...]

Westlaw Next

| September 7, 2010

I hope you are all enjoying Westlaw Next … which you are now able to access via your normal Westlaw OnePass user name and password. If you go to and sign in, you should see something like this: Across the top of your screen (blue background with white letters) you should have a choice [...]

It’s Here!

| July 27, 2010

WestlawNext is now accessible from the home ( page and using your Westlaw OnePass password.  You should see a familiar looking page … with the blue band across the top and that ability to choose TWEN, Research, etc. Now you have the choice to click on Home (where my cursor is sitting),  Westlaw (traditional), WestlawNext, [...]

Westlaw Changes

| May 5, 2010

At the end of this month you will no longer be able to sign on to Westlaw using your original password.  You must update it to a ‘OnePass’ user name and password. You should receive a prompt when you try to sign on to Westlaw and you can also get step by step instructions. What [...]