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Provides news and practical guidance on attorney conduct and legal ethics issues. Includes the ABA Model Rules and Standards, state variations, and ABA and state ethics opinions. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides financial accounting policy-makers and their advisers with experts’ insights and guidance on emerging, evolving, and complex issues. It is combined with regularly issued Special Reports that provide expanded coverage on important issues. Published biweekly and archived back to 10/21/2005. Part of the Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Bloomberg BNA publications and other resources from the Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting Center focused on accounting. Part of the Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
List of sources of federal agency decisions, actions, and FOIA reading rooms. Links to administrative actions which are outside the scope of the Code of Federal Regulations or the Federal Register. Organized by topic. Compiled by the University of Virginia Library.
This online resource contains information on the various AU departments, information, news and events involving the AU and member states, as well as access to treaties, charters, declarations and speeches.
Covers news and developments on legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments relating to hedge funds, private equity funds, and other alternative investment vehicles. Published weekly and archived back to 5/14/2008. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides text of the Americans with Disabilities Act; other federal laws; federal agency regulations, policy guidance, and technical assistance manuals; and sample forms, policies, and job descriptions. To access this resource, click on the Disabilities tab in the Labor and Employment Law Resource Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of news and developments in federal, state, and international competition and deceptive trade practices law. Topics include class actions, deceptive practices, franchising, joint research, development and production ventures, marketing and distribution of goods and services, mergers and acquisitions, misleading advertising, and monopolization. Published daily and archived to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of federal, state, and international competition and deceptive trade practices law. Covers same major topics as the Antitrust & Trade Regulation Daily. Published weekly and archived back to 2/8/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news and analysis of banking legislation, regulatory policy, litigation, and investment at state and federal levels and key financial centers world-wide. Published daily and archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides weekly news and analysis of banking legislation, regulatory policy, litigation, and investment at state and federal levels and key financial centers world-wide. Published weekly and archived back to 2/5/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides weekly news and analysis of federal and state bankruptcy legislation, regulatory policy and litigation. Published weekly and archived back to 3/7/1996. Part of the Bloomberg BNA Bankruptcy Law Resource Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides comprehensive coverage of the Federal Bankruptcy Code and Rules, including forms, checklists, Bloomberg BNA Portfolios and Insights, and American Bankruptcy Institute resources. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Benefits Practice Center is organized in three main reference libraries: the Employee Benefits Library, the ERISA Compliance & Enforcement Library, and the Executive Compensation Library. Each library contains case law, statutes, statutes, regulations, as well as guides, portfolios, and practioner aids and materials. (Bloomberg BNA).
The bepress Legal Repository is an open access resource that offers free access to thousands working papers and pre-prints from scholars and professionals from top law schools on a variety of legal topics.
BioTech Watch provides coverage of the latest legal developments (legislation, regulations, cases) involving biotechnology. Some of the major topics covered include: environmental regulations, federal research funding, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), intellectual property rules, international trade and regulation of biotech products and research institutions. Published daily and archived back to 4/23/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Bloomberg BNA publishes information and analysis products for professionals in business and government. Bloomberg BNA Premier provides full-text access to Bloomberg BNA products on a wide variety of legal topics, including: tax, labor, intellectual property, environment, labor, and health care.
Bloomberg Law is a premier legal research platform that provides access to state and federal case law, statutes, and regulations as well as access to state and federal case dockets. A robust collection of secondary material is also available, including PLI Institute treatises and Bloomberg BNA publications. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
Provides coverage of changes in federal and state securities laws, SEC and other federal agency regulations, and National Associations of Securities Dealers, Inc. and other self-regulatory organizations’ policies related to securities broker/dealer compliance. Published weekly and archived back to 9/22/1999. (Bloomberg BNA).
CALI is an online interactive instructional tool with hundreds of lesson on a variety of legal topics. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
This online research tool allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications. The database has access to U.S. and international publications from over 295 jurisdictions.
is a low-cost legal research platform supported by several state bar associations across the USA. Casemaker X provides access to legal research materials including case law, statutes, municipal codes and more. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is an index to the publications of the United States Government and includes Government Printing Office records from 1976 to the present.
News and analysis coverage of chemical regulation. Relevant information can be located by chemical name, federal statute, case name and international organization name. Include agency information and news. Published weekly and archived back to 2/2/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Chronicle of Higher Education is an online resource that provides information on a variety of topics for college and university faculty members and administrators. Published daily and archived back to 1989.
Covers class action and multiparty litigation nation-wide and across all subjects, with analysis and practical guidance. Information can be located by law firm name, case name, court and industry involved. Published semi-monthly and archived back to 4/28/2000. (Bloomberg BNA).
This index provides topical access to analysis, sample contract clauses, federal laws, regulations, directories, and economic data regarding collective bargaining. Found in the Labor and Employment Resource Center under the Labor Arbitration and Collective Bargaining tab. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage includes information on a variety of issues facing computer technology in state, federal, and international jurisdiction. Published bimonthly and archived to 5/5/2000. (Bloomberg BNA).
Congress.gov will be replacing Thomas by the end of 2014. This is the official site for federal, legislative information. Congress.gov provides free access to Bills and Resolutions (101st Congress to present), Public Laws (93rd Congress to present), House and Senate Roll Call Votes (101st Congress to present), Browse Legislation by Sponsor (93rd Congress to present), and the Congressional Record 101st Congress to present).
Provides searchable access to many of the full-text CRS reports formerly available on different web sites since 1990.The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Government Documents Department at the UNT Libraries. Not affiliated with the Congressional Research Service.
Covers key labor and employment issues critical to all segments of the construction industry—union, non-union, or dual shop. Published weekly and archived back to 2/14/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides information on legal developments concerning officers and directors, financial reporting, executive compensation, shareholder rights, and more. Published weekly and archived back to 1/24/2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
This library is an information resource of legal analysis and news for attorneys to use to design, implement, and monitor organizational compliance programs that qualify as effective under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for Organizational Defendants. Information includes the Corporate Compliance Manual. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides information on legal challenges, trends, and developments affecting corporate practice. Archived back to 10/23/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides comprehensive information and news on boards of directors, annual shareholders’ meetings, corporate minutes, shareholder proposals, the financial reporting process, audit committees, compensation committees, special committees of independent directors, directors’ fiduciary duties, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes objective coverage of major developments in the full spectrum of judicial, legislative, regulatory, and tax issues that affect corporate practice. Archived back to 8/15/2000. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Corporate Practice Series is a collection of approximately 60 portfolios, each of which addresses a legal area of special interest to corporate practitioners. The portfolios cover a broad range of topics, including antitrust, securities, labor and employment, environment, intellectual property, types of legal entities that can be used to conduct business, corporate political activity, and state corporate law. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage includes links to the European Court of Human Rights, as well as information on human trafficking, domestic violence and violence against women, children’s rights, and bioethics. Fact sheets, speeches, and a news archive is also available.
Includes objective reporting on significant developments, trends, and emerging patterns in criminal law today, as well as coverage of federal and state court decisions, federal legislative activities, and administrative developments in criminal law. Published weekly and archived back to 8/7/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage on legislative and regulatory developments, court and administrative decisions, compliance news, government policies, and international standards. Archived back to 9/20/1994. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of key labor legislation, court decisions, regulatory actions, administrative rulings, and collective bargaining news. Archived back to 1/3/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
This daily publication covers a broad spectrum of legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments, focusing on business strategies and operations. Archived back to 1/2/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Covers all major tax-related federal and state legislative, regulatory, judicial, and policy developments. Part of the BNA Tax & Accounting Center. Archived back to 1/3/1994. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes news and analysis of legal and industry developments. Full-text decisions, opinions, rules and other related documents. Published weekly, archived back to 2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Contents include access to the latest disability law cases, state and federal agency action, disability law manuals and treatises, and the last disability law news and expert analysis. Part of the Labor and Employment Resource Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides access to the latest news and legal analysis of discrimination law issues, as well as discrimination law cases, treatises, Bloomberg BNA manuals, and state and federal agency documents. Part of the Labor and Employment Resource Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
This online resource is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR. The e-CFR is an editorial compilation of CFR material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration’s Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Printing Office. Updated daily.
News and analysis of significant developments from the U.S. and globally affecting electronic content and its distribution in the wide array of electronic formats. Published weekly and archived back to 4/12/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes coverage of judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in the area of equal employment opportunity. Published weekly and archived back to 1/3/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes full-text of selected Federal and state environment and safety laws and regulations and selected full-text decisions made by federal, state, and administrative courts. Additional documents such as EHS forms, guidance documents, and agency memoranda are provided. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news and analys of developments in courts, Congress, federal agencies, state legislatures, industry, and environmental organizations. Published weekly and archived to 1/26/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage of legal, regulatory, and statutory developments affecting environmental due diligence. Includes information of due diligence issues such as environmental disclosure, institutional controls, financial and other cleanup incentives, sustainability, and vapor intrusion. Published weekly and archived to 3/18/1999. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage includes state, federal and international environmental law. Includes primary and secondary source materials as well as access to news and analysis from ELR’s various newsletters, current awareness publications and journals.
EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other open access resources. Information includes case law, legislation in force, international agreements, and treaties. The website is available in 23 official languages of the European Union and contains documents with text dating back to 1951. The database is updated daily.
Europa is the official website of the European Union. This site gives you basic information on how the EU works, the latest EU news and events, and links to EU information on the websites of EU institutions and agencies.
The European Court of Human Rights is an international court that rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. Information includes case law, Handbooks on European law, publications, and statistics.
This is the official website of the President of the United States. Provides information about current presidential policies, executive orders, briefings, speeches, and links to executive branch agencies. Also known as White House.gov.
Contents include federal and state news and guidance relating to Daubert and its progeny, including court rulings, legislative proposals, and rule reforms, in a wide range of litigation subject areas. Published semimonthly and archived to 8/1/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Summarizes import and exchange controls, tariff systems, documentary requirements, standards and labeling regulations, as well as information on traveling abroad, foreign free trade zones, U.S. foreign-trade zones, U.S.-bilateral free trade agreements, and full text of relevant international agreements. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides weekly family law information service from across the nation. Includes court decisions, legislative and regulatory news, and matters before the U.S. Supreme Court. Published weekly and archived to 8/6/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Fastcase is the NC Bar Association’s free legal research platform for members. Fastcase’s libraries include primary law from all fifty states, as well as federal coverage, cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. Fastcase also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings.
FDsys provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government, such as Public and Private Laws (104th Congress – present), U.S. Statutes at Large (1951 – 2010), and the U.S. Code (1994 – present), as well as the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations and the Public Papers of the President (1991 – 2005 and 2009). (Government Printing Office).
News and analysis of policies and regulations at both government-wide and individual agency levels affecting the federal acquisition of goods and services. Published weekly and archived to 2/5/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Federal Court Locator is a service provided by the Villanova University School of Law . It is intended to give net citizens a means to access information related to the federal judiciary, including slip opinions. This information can be viewed on-line or it can be downloaded.
Daily summaries of environment and safety regulations promulgated by federal agencies, including interim, and final regulations, notices, and hearings, and other news from EPA, OSHA, FDA, DOI, NRC, and DOT. Published daily and archived to 12/25/1995. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Federal Register Library contains the Federal Register from its inception in 1936, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Administrative Procedure Act, Code of Emergency Federal Regulations, the U.S. Government Manual and the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents. (HeinOnline).
Information includes articles by legal academics, practitioners and other specialists in foreign, international, and comparative law research. Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.
Google Patents covers the entire collection of granted patents and published patent applications from the United States Patent Office and the European Patent Office. US patent documents date back to 1790, European patent documents date back to 1978.
Google Scholar is a web resource that allows users to search for journal articles, citations, theses, pre-prints and book availability on the web. Materials located using Google Scholar come from a wide variety of sources, including selected academic publishers, professional organizations, and scholarly material from the open web.
Full coverage of the latest developments in employee relations at federal, state, and local levels, including legislative, regulatory, and legal developments that impact the government workforce. Published weekly and archived to 2/12/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Covers all major legislative, regulatory, legal, and industry developments every business day, focusing on actions by Congress, federal health care agencies, and the states. Web current reports are archived to 12/31/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
Issued biweekly, the Health Care Fraud Report monitors a broad range of health care fraud and abuse issues in Medicare, Medicaid, and the private insurance industry, including federal and state regulations, enforcement actions, and litigation. Web current reports are archived to 1/15/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
Issued weekly, the Health Care Policy Report closely monitors and analyzes federal, state, and private-sector health care policy proposals, debates, and responses, with special attention to Medicaid and related programs. Web current reports are archived to 1/5/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Issued weekly, the Health Insurance Report covers regulatory, legislative, and legal developments affecting the health insurance industry at the federal and state level, with special focus on implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Web current reports, including the former Health Plan & Provider Report, are archived to 1/17/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Updated continually, the Health IT Law and Industry Report provides comprehensive reporting on the regulatory, legal, and compliance issues surrounding the move to interoperable electronic health records. Web current reports are archived to 10/19/2009. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Resource Center provides regularly updated news reports on developments in various areas of health law and policy. Daily news is available on the home tab and each topic tab, while specialized notification services offer additional, in-depth information on particular topics. (Bloomberg BNA).
Issued weekly, the Health Law Reporter focuses on legal developments that influence the health care industry, including new cases, federal and state legislation, rules from federal regulators, and enforcement trends. Web current reports are archived to 12/4/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
HeinOnline is an image-based legal research database that contains full-text, PDF files of a variety of legal resources such as a comprehensive law review and journal library, U.S. government materials such as the U.S.C. and the C.F.R., international materials, and world constitutions.
Contains more than 1,800 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes through the most-currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers.
Provides coverage of significant federal and state actions related to security and antiterrorist policies. Published daily and archived back to 1/22/2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes practical, comprehensive, and timely coverage of workplace issues of interest to HR professionals. Published weekly and archived back to 2/5/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Covers news and analysis of developments concerning infrastructure investment on both federal and state levels. Published every business day and archived back to March 10, 2009. (Bloomberg BNA).
Contents include full-text intellectual property law decisions reported in U.S. Patents Quarterly (USPQ) and USPQ 2nd Series. It also includes the full-text of federal IP laws and regulations. The collection of secondary sources (treatises, portfolios and periodicals) offer commentary, analysis and practical advice on all aspects of IP law, and timely coverage of the latest news and developments. (Bloomberg BNA).
The Intelliconnect research platform contains current information on tax, intellectual property, accounting, health law, and other relevant topics. Intelliconnect also features several important treatises available electronically, such as Epstein on Intellectual Property and Farnsworth on Contracts. (Wolters Kluwer).
The Intelliconnect Intellectual Property practice area contains news and information on issues in intellectual property, as well as important treatises such as Epstein on Intellectual Property, Delta and Masuura’s Law of the Internet, and the USPTO’s Manual of Patent Examining Procedure. This resource also has the Copyright Reporter and agency regulations. (Wolters Kluwer).
This is the official online resource of the Internal Revenue Service. Links provide access to forms and other I.R.S. publications. There is also a search function which provides basic and advanced search capabilities.
International Business & Finance Daily provides concise, comprehensive business news coverage and financial reporting from the United States and around the world. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Contents include news, analysis and primary sources materials. Covers international environmental law and policy in major industrialized and developing countries, IGOs and NGOs. Published bi-weekly with issues archived back to 2/7/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news coverage of tax and accounting developments worldwide affecting transnational enterprises. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Published daily and archived back to 2/6/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Covers U.S. and foreign trade policy, with a focus on topics such as export incentives, financing, licensing, foreign investments, limits on imports, import relief, and adjustment assistance. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of significant developments affecting U.S. trade and international business policy and the policies of major U.S. trading partners in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia. Published weekly and archived back to 1/24/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
JSTOR (Scholarly Journal Archive) is an online archive of core scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines. It provides full text articles in back issues of journals from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication.
A “complete resource for cases, guidance, and news in all major areas of the field: fair employment practices, individual employment rights, Americans with disabilities, wages and hours, labor-management relations, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration.” Case law and administrative decisions dates of coverage vary (generally start in the 1960s). (Bloomberg BNA).
Weekly news and analysis of major labor law issues and key labor and employment development affecting union and management relations. Archived back to 1/31/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Index and selected full text of articles from major law reviews, bar journals, legal newspapers, and other legal publications, with coverage from 1980 to the present.
LexisNexis Academic is an online tool that provides access to statutes and case law from state and federal jurisdictions, as well as news from major news organizations and corporate information. Lexis Academic is available for campus-wide research.
Lexis Advance and Lexis.com are premier research platforms that provide access to multiple legal databases, including federal and state case law, statutes, administrative regulations, as well as a robust library of secondary sources and practice aids. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
Content includes peer-reviewed journals, books, and trade magazines in the areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, clinical medicine and surgery, alternative and complementary medicine, law, philanthropy, environmental science and sustainability.
Includes information about federal, state, and major international legislation, regulations, policies, and standards concerning the life sciences industry. Biweekly publication, archived to 3/2007. (Bloomberg BNA).
Developed by Cornell University, LII/Legal Information Institute is a not-for-profit organization that provides open access to primary state and federal legal materials as well as links to a wide array of US and international legal reference websites. Contents include access to WEX, a free online legal encyclopedia.
Making of Modern Law archives the period of legal development during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It features a fully searchable database of approximately 10 million pages and more than 21,000 works.
Making of Modern Law Trials is a full-text collection of Anglo-American trials from the beginnings of the modern period to the early twentieth century.
The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 contains a comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation’s highest court. It includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases.
Includes media law cases on everything from FOIA to the First Amendment, as well as a weekly reporting service on significant opinions handed down by federal and state courts at all levels. Contains an indexed library of case law dating back to 1977. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes Food and Drug Administration regulations of medical devices, medicare program coverage and reimbursement policies, including product liability lawsuits and patent disputes. Published biweekly and archived back to 2/28/2007. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage of significant regulatory and legal developments in medical research as well as federal and state agency resources. Published twice-monthly and archived back to 3/20/2002. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage includes legislative, regulatory, and legal developments affecting the Medicare program. Published weekly and archived back to 2/2/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news and analysis of federal, state, and international mergers and acquisitions related news (litigation, legislation, and regulation). Published weekly and archived back to 1/11/1999. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of campaign finance, lobbying, and government ethics issues at federal, state, and local levels. News of federal and state court rulings relating to campaign finance, lobbying, government ethics, and election administration issues. Published daily and archived back to 10/15/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
This online resource provides free access to municipal codes from cites and counties throughout the United States as well as links to many county websites.
An online archive of historical and current materials that pertain to music copyright infringement, including important cases from the 1800′s to the present, pending litigation, news, and a glossary of musical terms. Also includes digital samples of the music in controversy.
Information includes state court statistics, state court budget information, comparative analysis of state courts, links to individual court websites, and information on a variety of state court topics.
Searchable text of over 3200 news sources in the United States. Includes newspapers, blogs, news transcripts and some video feeds.
The North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) is a compilation of the administrative rules of approximately 26 state agencies and 50+ occupational licensing boards. The website is updated weekly.
Includes slip opinions from the North Carolina Supreme Court (archived to 1988) and the North Carolina Court of Appeals (archived to 1998).
This is the official website of the North Carolina General Assembly. Available information includes General Statutes (2012), Session Laws (archived to 1959), Bill Texts (archived to 1989), as well as session calendars, House and Senate Journals, and other relevant information.
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly is a state-wide newspaper for attorneys. It reports on legal decisions issued by all of the state and federal courts in North Carolina, as well as on changes to court rules, verdict & settlement reports, bar discipline, and all other news vital to attorneys in the state.
The North Carolina Register is published twice a month and contains information relating to agency rulemaking, including proposed administrative rules and notices of public hearings, as well as executive orders and contested agency opinions. Archived to 1987.
News and developments covering legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments affecting job safety and health. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
News coverage and documentation of federal and state occupational safety and health programs, standards, legislation, regulations, enforcement, and court and agency decisions. Published weekly and archived back to 2/7/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library which offers access to the full-text of over 4,000 Oxford books on a variety of topics including Biology, Business and Management, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health and Epidemiology, and Social Work.
Database on major constitutional cases heard by the United States Supreme Court, with multimedia resources including digital audio of oral arguments. Cases are archived back to 1793.
Provides news and analysis of the latest intellectual property legislation, regulations, litigation, industry news, and selected international developments across the full spectrum of issues. Published weekly and archived back to 2/15/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Comprehensive news of the most important intellectual property cases, regulatory developments, and trends, including court decisions and new rules promulgated by the Copyright Office, the Patent and Trademark Office, and other agencies. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Daily news coverage of top pension and benefits developments, with links to the full source documents such as IRS, Labor Department, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation rules, announcements, notices, and letters, plus major court and agency decisions. Archived back to 9/2/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
News and analysis of the laws, regulations, cases, and issues that influence pension and benefits policy, design, and administration. Published weekly and archived back to 1/15/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes state and federal actions that focus on intellectual property/patent issues, drug pricing and reimbursement, FDA oversight, and Federal Trade Commission antitrust enforcement. Published weekly and archived back to 7/12/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Practical Law Company (Access using WestlawNext)
Content includes model forms, drafting tools and advice, news, analysis, and practical guidance publications aimed primarily for transactional practice. Practice areas covered include corporation and securities, employee benefits,, intellectual property, labor & employment, federal litigation, antitrust, real estate, and tax. This company was acquired by Thomson Reuters. Students and faculty can use their Westlaw log in information to access Practical Law.
Provides comprehensive weekly coverage of the latest breaking legal, regulatory, legislative, and judicial news in the privacy and security fields. Information includes developments affecting data protection, employee privacy, data breaches, marketing, identity theft, data retention, corporate security, financial privacy, health care privacy, consumer privacy, and e-discovery. Published weekly and archived back to 1/7/2002. (Bloomberg Law).
Provides coverage of federal, state, and international developments affecting the privacy and accessibility of information about individuals. Major topical areas covered include banking and credit card information, employment information, health care and insurance information, and electronic commerce. Published daily and archived back to 4/23/2001.(Bloomberg BNA).
News and analysis of developments and issues in product safety and liability litigation and regulation. Published weekly and archived back to 1/19/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Federal congressional publications and information of particular importance to legislative history research. Publications include bills, hearings, committee reports, the Congressional Record, the U.S. Statutes at Large, the U.S. Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, compiled legislative histories, Congressional Research Reports, campaign contribution and financial information, voting record information, and congressional news sources. See the “Content Coverage Chart” in the “Help Toolbox” section of the database page for dates of coverage and update schedule of congressional documents.
ProQuest’s History Vault contains archival materials such as letters, photographs, and journals. These materials are presented in a searchable format. Collections contained in the History Vault include the NAACP Papers and Slavery and the Law.
ProQuest’s Statistical Insight indexes and abstracts statistical reports and publications compiled by government organizations, commercial organizations, and professional organizations. Documents can be exported in PDF, CSV, and Excel format.
Court opinions, legislation, and regulations that affect commercial real estate in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Published bi-weekly and archived back to 9/23/2008. (Bloomberg BNA).
RIA Checkpoint see Thomson Reuters Checkpoint (below).
Provides information on all facets of emergency planning and community right-to-know issues including federal and state right-to-know laws and regulations. Published bi-weekly and archived back to 2/4/1999. (Bloomberg BNA).
Securities Law Daily provides coverage of developments in the regulation of federal, state, and international securities and futures trading, as well as coverage of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, federal and state courts, and Congress. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Includes information on federal, state, and international developments in the regulation of securities and futures trading, as well as coverage of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, federal and state courts, and Congress. Published weekly. Coverage from 2/2/96 – present. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news coverage, primary sources, practice tools, and analysis of social media law and policy-related issues. Major topics covered include social media aspects of: labor & employment law, intellectual property, health, litigation, securities, privacy, internet law, advertising/marketing. (Bloomberg BNA).
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is an open access collection of social science research working papers, accepted papers, published papers, and conference papers. SSRN is subdivided into a variety of disciplinary networks, including law (as part of the Legal Scholarship Network division of SSRN).
Database includes sources for the majority of major U.S. laws. Compilations include congressional documents, legal periodicals, treatises, and looseleaf services. Derived from Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books by Nancy P. Johnson. (HeinOnline).
Provides a complete, up-to-date summary and overview of E&S regulations issued by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Archived back to 1/1/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides provides breaking coverage of major environmental legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Archived back to 7/7/1998. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides a daily summary and overview of news and developments concerning health care regulation in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Published daily and archived back to 12/25/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
This is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Provides information from a variety of sources, including the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
This is the official website of the U.S. Supreme Court. Coverage includes the Court calendar, docket information, bar admission information, court rules, slip opinions, and oral arguments. Oral arguments and slip opinions are archived back to 2008.
The Tax & Accounting Center is organized in 15 major libraries/series. Click on the appropriate tax law tab (Federal Tax, State Tax, International Tax, Tax Practice Series, Payroll & Practice Areas) for tax resources and information. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides coverage of qualified plan compliance, employment taxes, health care and other employee benefits, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans, including the impact of section 409A. It includes in-depth articles, practitioners’ comments, reviews of benefit plans, and synopses of new developments. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Tax Management Portfolios provide practical, in-depth analysis of tax law issues and scenarios. The Portfolios are arranged under the following broad topical categories: U.S. Income Tax, Estates, Gifts and Trusts, Foreign Income, State Tax, Sales & Use Tax, Tax Practice, and Accounting. To access the full list of portfolios and portfolio numerical finding lists, click on the “List of Portfolios/Chapters” link located in the Expert Analysis section (middle column) of the Tax & Accounting Center. (Bloomberg BNA).
Information includes publications and other resources from the Tax & Accounting Center focused on state tax law and policy. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news and analysis on U.S. and other governments’ tax policies regarding intercompany transfer pricing and helps companies structure their operations to avoid double taxation. Analytical news and feature articles cover the most recent transfer pricing developments in U.S. courts, at the IRS, in Congress, and around the world. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Published biweekly and archived back to 12/15/1993. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides concise reports on legislative, regulatory, judicial, and policy developments from the Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, the courts, and Congress. The Report also provides articles on new and emerging areas of taxation. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Archived back to 9/3/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides state-by-state analysis of state code and regulations, state administrative and judicial court decisions, and state administrative pronouncements. It covers income and franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, miscellaneous taxes (including gross receipts taxes, excise taxes, and others), and other developments. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Archived back to 7/27/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides in-depth articles on tax developments, legislative updates, and tax planning issues in Asia-Pacific countries, and regional tax briefings. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Archived back to 5/13/2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
This briefing service provides news and commentary on European tax developments including European Union tax legislation and its implementation within member states. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Published monthly and archived to 6/15/2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
Major topics covered include European Union VAT law, sales tax and customs regulations worldwide, United Kingdom stamp duty and other indirect taxation issues. Part of the Tax & Accounting Center. Published monthly and archived back to 6/27/2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
Brings together publications and resources from the Tax & Accounting Center focused on tax practice, such as forms, letters, and other practice aids, as well as other primary and secondary materials. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides access to important tax-related documents from Congress, the IRS and dozens of other sources, reproduced verbatim. Documents may be searched/browsed by document type, e.g. congressional hearing, IRS private letter ruling, Treasury reports, White House press releases or by Internal Revenue Code section. Published daily and archived back to 11/3/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
Information includes significant regulatory, legislative, and judicial decisions and developments affecting telecommunications. Published daily and archived back to 2/6/2001. (Bloomberg BNA).
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint (formerly RIA Checkpoint)
A comprehensive full-text tax research database covering U.S. (federal, state & local), foreign and international tax law. Includes primary source materials (treaties, statutes, codes, rules, regulations, court decisions) and secondary materials and finding aids (tax citators, IRS publications, legislative materials, current awareness news sources and periodicals). The “International Tax Library” includes foreign and international tax and commercial laws. To access Checkpoint, go to Shepard Library’s database listing. Scroll down to find RIA Checkpoint.
Provides coverage and analysis of significant developments in toxic tort, hazardous waste, and related insurance litigation. Published weekly and archived back to 1/24/1996. (Bloomberg BNA).
Transfer Pricing International Journal provides authoritative commentary and practitioner analysis; it contains information about legislative developments in transfer pricing regulation fully to understand new legislation and its impact on business. Archived back to June 26, 2003. (Bloomberg BNA).
Offers comprehensive coverage of federal transportation policy, regulation, litigation, and spending, especially in relation to the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century. Published daily and archived back to 6/7/1999. (Bloomberg BNA).
Treaties in Force is prepared by the Department of State for the purpose of providing information on treaties and other international agreements to which the United States has become a party and which are carried on the records of the Department of State as being in force as of its stated publication date, January 1, 2007.
Includes the United Nations Charter, the U.N. treaty collection, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and documents from the International Court of Justice.
Provides news and analysis of significant state and federal cases, legislative, regulatory and pre-decisional developments. Information includes Supreme Court Today, a searchable database with daily updates, containing docket information, petition summaries, and other material. Coverage from 6/24/97 – current. (Bloomberg BNA).
University Press Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library which offers access to over 12,000 books on a variety of topics including Biology, Business and Management, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health and Epidemiology, and Social Work.
USA.gov is the U.S. Government’s official portal for government information that provides access to over 51 million federal, state, local, and tribal governmental web pages.
This is the official website of the U.S. Copyright Office. Available information includes online copyright registration, key publications and informational circulars; online copyright records cataloged since 1978; agency regulations and notice and comment information.
U.S. Courts.gov is the portal to the Federal Judiciary. Provides links to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeal, U.S. District Courts and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, as well as an archive of articles, a court locator map, and statistical data on the federal judiciary.
Includes decisions from the National Labor Relations Board (1934 – Current), the Federal Communications Commission Record (1986 – Current), and the Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin (1919 – Current). (HeinOnline).
Information includes House schedule, links to Congressional committees, House Floor proceedings, multimedia resources, and Representative information.
This is the official website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Available information includes an electronic filing system, access to Patent Application Information Retrieval, Full Text and Image Database, Official Gazette, and the Trademark Electronic Search System.
Coverage includes Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Weekly Compilation of the Presidential Documents, and other documents relating to U.S. presidents. (HeinOnline).
Information includes statistics on a variety of topics, Senatorial committees, active legislation, treaties, calendars and schedules, and Senator information.
Contents include U.S. Reports from 1754-2007 as well as the U.S. Constitution, Rules of the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Reports Preliminary Prints, U.S. Reports Slip Opinions,, and many more historic works related to the U.S Supreme Court. (HeinOnline).
Versus Law is an online library providing access to state and federal court decisions, tribal court decisions, federal and state statutes, and administrative codes and regulation. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
Provides coverage of legal developments (judicial, legislative, and regulatory) affecting the prosecution and defense of fraud and other white collar crimes in all types of cases nationwide. Published biweekly and archived back to 2/3/2006. (Bloomberg BNA).
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Authoritative content for both primary law and exclusive secondary law titles. Attorney-editor enhancements from a team of bar-admitted attorneys who analyze, categorize, and summarize the law to help ensure the information is not only accurate, but also easy to find and interpret.
WestlawNext is a premier research platform that provide access to over 40,000 legal databases, including federal and state case law, statutes, administrative regulations, as well as a robust library of secondary sources and practice aids. Access is available only to NCCU Law students, faculty, and staff. Username and password required.
Provides coverage of workplace immigration news developments, federal and state legislation and regulations, and immigration enforcement actions in various industries. Also offers guidance for employers on workplace immigration policies and practices. Published biweekly and archived back to 10/22/2007. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides weekly coverage of key federal and state court rulings under employment and labor laws, plus information on regulatory actions and administrative rulings. Published weekly. Back issues archive includes all issues of Workplace Law Report published since September 26, 2003 and all issues of Wage Hour & Leave Report published since January 2002. (Bloomberg BNA).
Coverage of climate-change and emissions trading developments worldwide, including in-depth analysis and interviews with key policymakers, background reports and legislation, litigation coverage and court opinions. Published daily and archived bck to 1/2007. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides details of international regulation of communication technologies and the latest legal developments relating to issues such as electronic signatures, data privacy, Internet governance, domain names, technological protection measures to prevent copying or file sharing, and broadcasting. Published monthly and archived back to 1/2006. (Bloomberg BNA).
Covers the latest developments in privacy laws worldwide, including all new laws and requirements. Provides practical guidance on issues such as cross-border data flows, monitoring and surveillance. Published monthly and archived back to January 2006. (Bloomberg BNA).
Provides news and analysis of developments in the regulation and enforcement of intellectual property rights worldwide. Part of the Intellectual Property Law Resource Center. Published monthly and archived back to 1/1997. (Bloomberg BNA).
World Securities Law Report provides news and analysis of legal and regulatory developments around the world affecting securities and other financial instruments. Published monthly and archived back to 9/2004. (Bloomberg BNA).
Full-text database containing selected documents distributed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) since January 1994. Documents are browseable for the past 30 days, and searchable and downloadable as MS Word documents from 1994.
A daily news publication providing targeted, timely coverage of the activities of the World Trade Organization in Geneva.