Lexis, Westlaw & Bloomberg: Student Summer Access


Bloomberg:  Your academic account remains active during the summer and there are no restrictions on its use.  It can be used for both academic and commercial purposes.  For graduates, your BLAW account remains active through December 2014.

Lexis:  You will have full access to Lexis Advance during the summer without special registration.  If you do not have a Lexis Advance account, contact our Lexis rep, Aaron Eberle, aaron.eberle@lexisnexis.com . Graduates have full Lexis Advance access through July 31, 2014.

Westlaw:  Students must extend their password at http://lawschool.westlaw.com by clicking the relevant link after signing in. The extended password may be used for anything EXCEPT law firm, government agency, or business corporation work. If a student does not extend their password, they will still have four (4) hours of access per month in June and July with the same restrictions. Full access returns in August. Graduates must extend their password as stated above. Graduate access will go through July 31, 2014.

Academic use includes:

  • Law school coursework
  • Journal or Moot Court research
  • Working as a faculty research assistant
  • Unpaid, non-profit public interest positions, excluding government and court positions
  • Pro bono work for academic credit
  • Bar exam preparation

If you have questions, contact Matt Morrison.