Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Bloomberg Law Training for 1Ls TODAY!

A Bloomberg Law rep will provide training to all 1Ls in today's LARW classes.
Bloomberg Law is a legal research tool that integrates primary legal content (cases, statutes, regulations, and a citator service) with company and client information and business and legal news from Bloomberg LLC all in one place. Bloomberg Law also provides access to federal and state court dockets and filings, sample transactional documents, and daily briefings in securities regulation, bankruptcy law, and IP.

1Ls:  Don't forget to bring your laptops/tablets if you want to work along with the trainer!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Law Library Spring Break Hours

Regent University Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule during the Law School's Spring Break.

Hours of operation are as follows:

Saturday, March 1st and 8th:  8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Monday-Friday, March 3rd-7th: 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Sunday, March 2nd and 9th:  2 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Reference assistance will be available Monday-Friday until         5 p.m.

Regular hours resume on Monday, March 10th.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Case Law Now Available on HeinOnline via Fastcase!

Thanks to a recent partnership with FastCase, documents within HeinOnline now include hyperlinks to case law! 

Federal case coverage includes the judicial opinions of the Supreme Court (1754–present), Federal Circuits (1924–present), Board of Tax Appeals (vols. 1–47), Tax Court Memorandum Decisions (vols. 1–59), U.S. Customs Court (vols. 1–70), Board of Immigration Appeals (1996–present), Federal District Courts (1924–present), and Federal Bankruptcy Courts (1 B.R. 1–present).

All fifty states are included, with the opinions of nearly half of the states dating back to the 1800s. Coverage for the remaining states dates back to approximately 1950. 

Virginia Supreme Court coverage begins with 1900, while opinions for the Virginia Court of Appeals from 1985-present are included.