Law is a fast-changing industry, and a legal professional must stay up-to-date on all of the latest legal news. A good source for this information is LexisNexis, a leading provider of intellectual property and litigation solutions. The company recently introduced Fact & Issue Finder, a research tool that provides comprehensive coverage of legal issues, including statutes and facts. It includes the new federal legislative history research guide, as well as new state code indexes.
Another resource for keeping abreast of legal developments is the Corporate Law Practice Center. This database contains e-books, dictionaries, quotations, and agency materials. There are also audio pronunciation files and a citation formatter. In addition to providing resources related to corporate law, the database also includes information on legal career opportunities and the laws of specific industries.
Another resource that offers an array of specialized research databases is JSTOR. With articles from over 65 business journals, this resource provides practical guidance on a variety of topics, including labor and employment law. Additionally, the database contains case briefs, legal insights, and statistics on various legal issues.
Another specialized resource for the legal community is the ABA Law Library Collection of Periodicals. This resource offers articles on a range of legal topics, including environmental law, criminal law, immigration, and international law. Other resources include the National Moot Court Competition library, the U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library, and the New York Legal Research Library.
Another database that provides a comprehensive collection of new law news is the M&A news database. The system provides full coverage of M&A news, as well as statutes, regulations, and news from the New York Law Journal. EBSCOhost also provides a variety of resources related to tax, financial accounting, and competition law.
Another specialized resource for the law profession is the Intellectual Property database. This resource provides case briefs, legal insights, and activity information for the US government, the EU, and the WTO. You can also find information on the activities of the Departments of State and Commerce.
For more information on the Law Library at the University of South Carolina School of Law, visit its website. If you have any questions, please contact the library at (803) 946-0311. Also, stay up-to-date with recent and ongoing events at the law school by visiting the School of Law’s homepage.
As part of its commitment to the Rule of Law, the law school has announced the establishment of the Rule of Law Collaborative, which will support the development of post-conflict countries. Faculty from fourteen locations across the Midlands will be involved with the project. Those interested in participating in this program should email [email protected] for more information.
Law students at the University of South Carolina School of Law recently won the 2021 King of the Hill Mock Trial Competition. The students’ team also broke a school record. Several law professors and faculty members were appointed to named professorships. Throughout the next few years, there will be many new programs and initiatives in the law school.