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A guide to domestic violence law resources, including sources of federal, state, and international law, practice materials and materials on specific legal issues, as well as news, scholarship, agencies, and organizations.
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Find Law Review and Journal Articles

According to Rule 16 of the Bluebook, periodicals include articles in:

• Consecutively paginated journals;
• Nonconsecutively paginated journals/magazines;
• Newspapers; 
• Online newspapers;
• Signed student-written law review notes;
• Unsigned student-written comments;
• Student-written book reviews;
• Non-student-written book reviews;
• Symposia;
• Specially designated articles in consecutively paginated journals; or
• Noncommercially distributed newsletters 

Search Print and E-Journals using the title of the journal/law review.

Search the Library Catalog using the title of the journal/law review. 

Make sure to search both, Print & E-Journals as well as the Library Catalog for a title of a journal or a law review.   

If the article you are looking for is not available in the Pace print or digital collections, check WorldCat to confirm the item's information. WorldCat also shows what libraries do own the item you are looking for.  WorldCat
Use the library's Interlibrary Loan to request an article from a periodical that is not available in the Pace collection.


EBSCO Discovery Service

Discovery service searches the Library catalog and a wide variety of interdisciplinary databases, including HeinOnline.

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Pace Law Library Catalog

Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Premier
    Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Access remotely using your Pace Portal user name and password.
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI), a multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries. Contemporary Women's Issues includes English-language titles from East and West Africa, Asia, and South and Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
  • HeinOnline
    HeinOnline includes its extensive Law Journal Library of full-text articles, Legal Classics, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Federal Register Library, Subject Compilations of State Laws, Treaties and Agreements Library, and more.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
    Available from HeinOnline.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective
    Index to legal periodicals 1908-1981. Full text for most of these articles is included in HeinOnline.
  • Legal Source
    Includes 870 full-text journals and detailed indexing for legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications and government publications | Available on campus and off campus using your Pace Portal user name and password.
  • New York Times Historical
    Coverage begins in 1851.
  • WorldCat
    Catalog of books, audiotapes, videotapes, and databases in U.S. and foreigh libraries.

Research Guide Author

This guide was originally created by Margaret Moreland, reference librarian at Pace Law Library. It is currently maintained and updated by Cynthia Pittson, Head of Reference Services.


Relevant Subject Headings

  • Abused wives
  • Abused women
  • Abusive men
  • Child abuse
  • Child custody
  • Dating violence
  • Family violence
  • Homicide
  • Justifiable homicide
  • Legal assistance to abused wives
  • Marital violence
  • Prosecution -- Social aspects
  • Psychological abuse
  • Restraining orders
  • Self-defense (Law)
  • Spousal abuse
  • Victims of family violence
  • Wife abuse
  • Women -- Violence against
  • Women's shelters

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