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Voting Rights in the United States: Staying Current

This guide serves as a starting point for legal research regarding voting rights in the United States.

Northeastern News Subscriptions

Northeastern credentials provide access to the following extant US news outlets. Links will take you to built searches for news relating to voting rights. 

National Organizations

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Bloomberg Law News - Voting Rights

Bloomberg Law allows users to build complex searches of their news, insights and more. In addition to search terms, results can be limited by topic. To see current news related to "voting" tagged with the "voting rights" topic, visit Bloomberg Law.

Local Organizations

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Creating Search Alerts

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Interested in monitoring a particular issue on voting or election law? Try creating a search alert across various legal research databases and Google! Have new developments sent to you.

Lexis+ allows users to request a periodic email digest with new cases, statutes, regulations and more after building and conducting a search. This can be further limited by jurisdiction. For more information on creating an alert, visit Lexis+ Creating a Search Alert help page

WestLaw Edge includes many options for developing customized alerts including:

  • WestClip - Get new documents that match your search criteria
  • KeyCite Alert - Receive updates and changes to citing authorities
  • Docket Alert - Find out when new cases are filed that meet your criteria (party, jurisdiction, case type, etc.)
  • Docket Track - Know about changes and additions to dockets
  • Publication Alert - Lean when new documents are added to a particular publication on Westlaw Next

      "Alerts on WestLaw Next" provides instructions for building these alerts. 

Bloomberg also allows users to create alerts based on searches conducted in the database. Users can send these updates to their email inbox or "Alert Inbox" within the Bloomberg database. For more information, visit Bloomberg Law Product Help & Walkthrough

Google alerts allows a user to build multifaceted searches and receive email notifications for "interesting new content." You can choose how frequently you receive updates and more with Google Alerts