Students can use Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw and Practical Law, over the summer for non-commercial research. You can turn to these resources to gain understanding and build confidence in your research skills, but you cannot use them in situations where you are billing a client. Examples of permissible uses for your academic password include the following:
You do not have to do anything to gain access to these tools over the summer. If you have any questions, please contact your Thomson Reuters Academic Account Manager.
Students have access to Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw and Practical Law, for six-months after graduation. Your “Grad Elite” access gives you 60-hours of usage on these products per month to gain understanding and build confidence in your research skills. While you cannot use it in situations where you are billing a client, Thomson Reuters encourages you to use these tools to build your knowledge of the law and prepare for your bar exam.
Extend access by logging into: http://www.lawschool.tr.com or click on this link: https://lawschool.westlaw.com/authentication/gradelite.
Law students will automatically have free unlimited use of their law school Lexis Advance® ID this summer. No registration required, just sign in as usual and start researching.
Students can get ready, in the comfort of their home, with our on-demand Prepare to Practice Resources that includes tips and Practice-Ready Certification. The program includes 3 modules and an exam to test their knowledge related to researching unfamiliar topics, litigation and transactional drafting, and legal analytics
Graduates are invited to continue accessing lexisnexis.com/LawSchool with their student ID for ongoing free use of Lexis Advance, including all of the products and features available as a student, through December 31, 2020. All law students have automatic extended access. With LexisNexis, no registration is required, there are no restrictions, and no limits on your research time.
When graduates sign on to lexisnexis.com/LawSchool after July 5, they will see a new Graduate Homepage. In support of their legal career, graduate can choose between four gifts featured on the Graduate Homepage:
Additionally, the Graduate Homepage provides access to research resources, videos, career support and breaking legal news.
Academic Accounts have year-round full access to Bloomberg Law including a 6 month post-graduation grace period.