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Resource Spotlight: Westlaw China

Need to do some research involving Chinese law, or wish to keep up with developments in Chinese law?  Please check out Westlaw China!  This resource from Thomson Reuters aims to be a comprehensive database of and about Chinese law, with

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Resource Spotlight: CQ Supreme Court Collection

Do you want to do some empirical research on the U.S. Supreme Court, but don’t know where to start?  Do you want to know the seminal cases is particular fields of Supreme Court jurisprudence?  For these answers and others, try

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Resource Spotlight: Study Aids

Welcome new students and welcome back returning students! The Pritzker Legal Research Center has expanded our collection of study aids to help you prepare for class and ace your exams. A new resource at Northwestern Law this year is the

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2016 American Bar Association Legal Technology Survey Report

The legal field – like medicine, education, finance, and even dating – is being transformed by technology.  Major newspapers are reporting on this trend (See, e.g., Steve Lohr, A.I. is Doing Legal Work.  But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet, N.Y.

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IICLE Smart Books: Your Best Friend in Illinois

Some of you may find yourself intensively researching Illinois law for the first time this summer.  You may have already discovered that the Land of Lincoln in general, and the City of Big Shoulders in particular, have some legal quirks

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Resource Spotlight: ABA Resources

The American Bar Association publishes more than 1,000 books, journals, National Institute seminar materials and other substantive works annually, leveraging the expertise of its members as authors and contributors.  Practitioners today rely on the ABA’s robust body of knowledge for

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Resource Spotlight: Wolters Kluwer Cheetah

Cheetah is the new legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer and will eventually replace the CCH Intelliconnect platform. Cheetah provides access to primary law including statutes, cases, administrative agency materials, and secondary source materials from the following practice areas: Antitrust,

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