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LAW 2150 - Legal Environment of Business: Scholarly Resources

Using Articles From Law Reviews

One of the best ways to begin legal research is to find a relevant law review article.

  • What is a Law Review?
    Law review articles are written by professors, attorneys, and law school students. These scholarly publications contain lengthy articles and shorter essays by professors and lawyers, as well as comments, footnotes. or developments in the law written by students.
  • Why use a Law Review?
    By finding one good article from a law review, you will get a discussion, analysis and critique of a topic and additional reference to pertinent cases, statutes and other law review articles. 

Finding Articles

Accessing and Searching WestlawNext

Instructions: You will be asked to sign in - select I agree then click continue.
Step 1: From the All Content list select Secondary Sources
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Step 2: From the By Type list select Law Reviews & Journals

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Step 3: Enter terms in the search box

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Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar Search

Sample search = "digital currenty" "consumer protections"
Narrow by date = since 2015

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Review the search results list to determine the:
1) format for materials: article, working paper, book, white paper, etc)
2) the access options: PDF (freely available), Find@ASU (ASU pays for it)


Coordinator of Access & Public Services

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Ken Johnson
Coordinator of Access & Public Services
Appalachian State University
Belk Library & Information Commons
ASU Box 3206 Boone, NC 28608
828 262-2776