Search Bar

The Bloomberg Law Search Bar is the primary tool to search legal content and navigate the features of the site. It allows you to run searches from anywhere in Bloomberg Law so you can quickly get to the information you want. Use the Search Bar to find case law, news, company information and more. 

Search Legal Content

To search all legal content on Bloomberg Law, enter your search terms into the Search Bar. You can enter keywords in natural language or with terms and connectors.

As you enter your keywords, suggestions drop down under the Search Bar to provide quick links to content related to your keywords, including commonly-cited court opinions and company and people profiles.

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Click on any of the suggestions to view the suggested content, or [Enter] to run your keyword search across all legal content.


To limit your search to specific sources, click the Select Sources button on the right side of the Search Bar.

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Search By Citation and Title

To search for a document by citation, enter your citation into the Search Bar, and click the link the drops down.

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To search for a book or treatise, enter the title into the Search Bar and select the book/treatise from the drop-down menu.

Change Your Search Context

When you visit certain pages on Bloomberg Law, such as practice centers, your search context will automatically change to limit your searches to content relevant to that Practice Center. The pull-down menu on the left side of the Search Bar will identify the context for your search.

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To change the search context, click on the pulldown menu on the left side of the Search Bar and click on your desired context.

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Use the Search Bar for Navigation

The Search Bar can also be used as a navigation tool to find specific features, content and resources on Bloomberg Law.


For example, to find a specific practice center, start typing the name of the practice center you need into the Search Bar, and click it from the drop-down list.

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