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Choosing a Research Paper Topic

Law Review Databases

The following databases allow you to search for law review articles:

Westlaw

LexisNexis

HeinOnline

Hot Topics Databases

Westlaw Topical Highlights databases:  Westlaw Edge > Secondary Sources > Under "Tools & Resources" on the right, select "Westlaw Bulletins and Topical Highlights" Under the "Westlaw Bulletins" section, Westlaw Bulletin and U.S. Supreme Court are especially useful.

LexisNexis Law360: Lexis Advance > Legal News > In the right side box "Related Resources," click on the "News Powered by Law360" link and use your LexisNexis account to create a Law360 news account.

Legal News on Westlaw and LexisNexis

Legal & Nonlegal Newspapers

Industry & Trade Newspapers

  • Many included in Bloomberg's databases (see below).
  • Westlaw - Business & Trade News by Industry database

Bloomberg's Law Reviews and Journals

Bloomberg Law’s Law Review and Journals 

Provides resources for:

  • Finding a Topic
  • Digging Deeper
  • Keeping Current
  • Staying Organized

Litigation Reports

Mealey’s Litigation Reports


Andrew’s Litigation Reports

  • Available on Westlaw:  Westlaw Edge > Secondary Sources > Legal Newspapers and Newsletters > Under left side Topic menu, select "Litigation"

Foreign & Comparative Law