Quotable Quotes

To find quotes about interesting employment law issues you will be most successful by browsing and searching in news aimed at general readers and HR professionals.  Think Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, New York Times.  These sorts of publications typically solicit comments from experts whereas scholarly publications (law reviews) do so less frequently.  The following library databases may be helpful for finding news articles on employment law issues.

If you do not find enought articles by simply browsing your usual news sources, you can take a more strategic approach to the assignement by generating a list of employment law topics.  Your syllabus and textbook supply a ready list of topics.  Search the databases listed below for the legal terms or phases, limiting by field to subject, abstract and then publication type newspaper, or magazine or trade journal.  Skim the full text of articles to find quotes reflecting, analyzing or opining on the issue.


  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

  New York Times (NYTimes.com)  Access Instructions
Offers access to all sections of the NYTimes.com website without monthly limits. Coverage from 1851 to present, with limited availability of articles from 1923-1980.
Subscription courtesy of the Provost's Office and Falvey Memorial Library.

  Wall Street Journal  Limitations on Use  Access Instructions
Offers full access to all sections of the newspaper and WSJ.com website.
Access courtesy of the Villanova School of Business.

Legal Research Databases

  Nexis Uni  Limitations on Use
Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic. Provides full text access to national and international newspaper and magazine articles and news transcripts, business, company, and industry information in the U.S. and abroad, and legal documents, including U.S. Federal and State court cases, and law reviews. Coverage varies.

Provides full text access to legal periodicals, books, government documents, legal texts, and other primary source collections in the legal field.
Subscription courtesy of the Charles Widger School of Law.

  Google Scholar
Use the radio button to select case law