Find background information on your topic. Subject headings on the suggested topics page link to the Pace Library Catalog. Stay current on medical malpractice research papers law issues.
For example, sign up for health alerts in Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw, or follow some of the health-related blogs. Be sure to evaluate any of the information you find via Google. Find statutes, regulations, and legislation using the US Law or NY Law pages in this guide. Create a legislative history on the topic and find relevant statutes for major laws such as the Affordable Health Care Act. Both federal and state agencies have a wealth of information on topics including guidance documents, reports, and health promotional materials. Use the tab “Agencies and Organizations” to find these agencies. Use the secondary sources linked to throughout this guide to find more information about your topic.
Use Find in a Library link to find a book. Sometimes you may have an incorrect title or author’s name, so be creative in your searches. If the item is available in one of the other Pace libraries, use the REQUEST link and log in with your name and your Library bar code. Bar codes are available at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library. Advanced search option allows you to limit by author, title, jurisdiction, and court.
How cited tab pulls up articles and opinions that have cited your opinion or law review article. Use “all versions” link to find free versions of articles. Contains more than 2,200 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes through the most-currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers.
Search by article title, author, subject, state or country published, full text, and narrow by date. Available off campus with Pace portal credentials. Law Commons This site, hosted by bepress, provides open-access legal scholarship from over 200 institutions. It is searchable and browsable by area of law, author, and institution.