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ABA Blawg Directory
Search legal blogs by topic, region, author type or view the list of the top 100 Blawgs.
Legal Blawg Archive
Collection of legal blogs compiled by the Library of Congress. Coverage from 2007 to present. Search by keyword, subject, name or title.
Directory of legal blogs compiled by Justia.com. Search by practice area, region (including international) or by law school affiliation.
Legal Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
WEX Legal Encyclopedia
Black's Law Dictionary (2nd) & Ballantine's Law Dictionary
Legal News, Commentary & Analysis
Congressional Research Service Reports
CRS reports are well researched, succinct and highly respected. Other CRS report resources, especially for older reports, are noted in the Federal Legislative History guide, on the Compiled Histories tab: http://libguides.law.villanova.edu/federalegislativehistory/fedcompiledhistories
Findlaw for Legal Professionals
Search for articles, expert witnesses, free forms and more
legal news & commentary from professors and attorneys
LLRX (law and technology resources)
See "Archives" tab for older issues
LexisNexis Legal Newsroom--Pennsylvania
Many of the "Top Legal News Headlines" link require a subscription to Mealey's Litigation Reports or other underlying publications but the articles linked in the "Latest Commentary & Analysis section" are free. Can also browse articles by Topic using the Select a Topic drop down menu.
Search for Free Law Review & Bar Journal Articles
Search across the web for scholarly articles and books.
Law Commons (Bepress)
Search for law reviews provided for free by their law schools. Search by institution name or subject area or search across materials by keyword.
Find Forms & Sample Documents
Below is a list of free forms resources. Additional forms are available in print and in some online databases at the Villanova Law Library. See the Forms & Sample Documents research guide for search tips and resources. BNA Materials by Subject and PLI Plus databases may be accessed by visitors via the public computer terminal next to the library Reference Desk.
Have a journal cite? Use a journal finder to determine what databases to use.
If you have a citation to an article or want to search for articles from a particular journal for a particular time period, use a journal finder. Note that each journal finder is specific to the databases of the home site. Contact the home site library for information about on-site and off-site access.
Falvey Journal Finder
Shows databases accessible to Villanova ID holders or visitors on-site. Note: this does NOT include all the databases available at the Villanova Law School Library.
Georgetown Journal Finder
Click on “Journal” tab above search box; use to see what online platforms may have it, though it may not be a PDF/paginated the same as the as the print version. Will indicate if it is available on Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg etc or through a non-legal database such as ProQuest, EBSCO and others. Log into the legal platforms with your Villanova logins or go to Falvey Library's A-Z database list to see if we have access to that resource, then run a search in that database for article title.