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Legal News and Current Awareness

This guide describes resources for researching legal news and general news.

Bloomberg Law News Sources

Pull Articles by Company, Person, Topic, Region or Industry

  • On Bloomberg News Search:
    • Start typing in the Companies or People field to view suggested companies or people.
    • Click Browse next to the Topics, Regions, or Industries to browse lists of topics, regions, and industries.

Exclude Articles and Retrieve only the Most Relevant Articles

  • On Bloomberg News Search, add a term in the Companies, People, Topics, Regions, or Industries field, then:
    • Check Exclude to the right of any term you want to exclude.
    • Check the Relevancy box at the bottom to limit your results to only the most relevant articles on the topics you've selected.

Browse Recent News by Topic

  • On Bloomberg News, click the  icon in the upper left, next to the title to browse recent news by topic.

Get Email Alerts for New Content

  • On Bloomberg News Search, run a search and click Create Search Alert in the left sidebar to set up an alert.
  • Sign up for Bloomberg BNA newsletters through Bloomberg or its separate BNA website using the links below.

Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs) Law Reports offer news in specific practice areas, including tax, intellectual property, health care, and labor and employment. The law reports are designed to keep practitioners up to date on recent developments in each of these areas of law. Some services solely report new cases, while others provide news and analysis on recent judicial opinions, legislation, and litigation impacting relevant legal subjects.

Bloomberg BNA Law Reports are available on both Bloomberg Law and the separate Bloomberg BNA website. Both sites allow you to subscribe to the law reports via email.

To sign up for Bloomberg BNA Law Reports on Bloomberg Law scroll down to the Be Practice Ready with Bloomberg Law box and select Bloomberg BNA Law Reports. In the Manage Email Notifications box, click Set Notification next to any notification you would like to add. In the Current Notification box, click X next to any notification you'd like to remove.