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Prepare to Practice: Tips for 3Ls & Recent Grads

Resources for the soon to graduate USD law student

Westlaw Access Instructions

Graduating students will continue to have access for 18 months after graduation if they sign up for Grad Elite Plus. This program allows graduates to use Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw, Practical Law and Practice Ready solutions for non-commercial research for up to 60 hours/month. Graduates can turn to these resources to gain understanding and build confidence in their research skills, but they cannot use them in situations where they are billing a client. In addition, graduates get access to job searching databases on Westlaw and TWEN for 1 hour/month.