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Legal News Sources Related to Criminal Law
Bloomberg Law This link opens in a new window
See White Collar & Criminal Law News, Social Justice & Diversity, Privacy & Data Security or Cannabis News linked here. These titles available via your Bloomberg Law account: under Bloomberg Law News.
General Legal News Sources
JURIST This link opens in a new window
Legal News articles updated daily. Most articles contain links to court filings and decisions.
United States Law Week on BloombergLaw
This weekly publication covers litigation throughout the country. Try searching here for articles on particular state or federal litigation. Click Manage Subscripton for alert options.
Law Blogs and Websites
Law Blogs and organization webpages may discuss new and interesting topics in particular areas of law. Here are a few that may be helpful:
ABA Journal Blawg Directory by Topic This link opens in a new window
Directory of more than 4500 legal blogs. Browse by Topic, Author Type, Region, Law School affiliation or Courts covered. NOTE: no new blog sites have been added to the list since 2019 but the existing blogs themselves are likely still current.
Finding Law Review Articles
Want to see what has already been written on a particular topic? Want to read existing articles to get ideas for new or related topics? Have an idea for a unique topic and you want to do a pre-emption search? Or perhaps you want to find law review articles that discuss a particular statute or case? The following sources may be helpful:
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
Links to articles and abstracts of articles on HeinOnline, SelectedWorks and SSRN. Note that many articles are posted on Selected Works or SSRN before being accepted for publication. It is not unusual for articles to be freely available on the web BEFORE they are available on commercial databases, such as Westlaw and Lexis.
Westlaw This link opens in a new window
Use Westlaw to find law review articles by searching directly for articles OR by KeyCiting a case or statute to find articles on that law.
Lexis Advance This link opens in a new window
Use Lexis Advance to find law review articles by searching directly for articles OR by Shepardizing a case or statute to find articles on that law.
HeinOnline This link opens in a new window
HeinOnline offers easy-to-read .pdfs of law review articles back to the 1800s. You may search by author, keyword, or word in title. Note also that you may use the HeinOnline citator to see if a particular article is cited by other law review authors.