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Judicial Externship Legal Research Sources & Information

For Judicial Externs

Current Awareness Services / Looseleaf Services

United States Law Week  (USLW) (Bloomberg BNA). Print:  Law Library Reserve K 25 .N5. 

  • Bloomberg BNA Web:
  • Updated weekly, & more often at the end of the Supreme Court term.
  • USLW online is also available through Bloomberg BNA & Bloomberg Law.
  • The print is divided into two binders:
    • The General Law Sections binder includes summaries and analysis of significant lower federal court opinions. 
    • The second binder is devoted to Supreme Court activities.  
    • BLOOMBERG BNA WEB remote access:  (You must use Case Login and Password via wireless or off-campus; VPN does not provide access):‚Äč

Sixth Circuit Review  

  • Print only current awareness product.  Digests all published opinions from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, covering Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. 
  • Provides Advisory Alerts that inform lawyers of significant shifts in the law. Includes a bonus report and biographies of Sixth Circuit judges—“information essential for preparing briefs and arguments.”
  •  E-version may be available soon. (Your court law library may have access to this digitally).