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Staying Current

Resources for keeping up with new legal developments.

Updating Tasks & Tools Summary Table

 

Status of 
Pending Case

Treatment of 
Decided Case

Legislation

Regulations & 
Agency Actions

Bloomberg Law
(subscription)

✔ (excellent 
docket service)

✔ 
(BCite)

LexisNexis
(subscription)

✔ (Shepards)

Westlaw
(subscription)

✔ (KeyCite)

Bloomberg BNA
(subscription)

   

Thomas
(free)

   

 

State Legislatures'
Websites
(free)

   

 

Court Websites

     

Regulations.gov, 
Agency Websites
(free)

     

 

News & 
Commentary

Scholarship

Conferences
& Calls for 
Papers

Bloomberg Law
(subscription)

 

LexisNexis
(subscription)

 

Westlaw
(subscription)

 

Bloomberg BNA
(subscription)

   

Newspaper Websites
(sometimes free)

   

CILP and SmartCILP
(subscription)

 

 

SSRN
(mostly free)

 

 

Library Catalogs
(free)

 

 

Blogs, Twitter
(free)

✔ (esp.
Legal Scholarship
Blog
)

Email Discussion Lists
(free)