Friday, December 06, 2019


BlackLivesMatterThis searchable database includes  1900+ legal documents on  Black Lives Matter.

Documents were gathered through an electronic database search using the following search terms: (#BlacklivesMatter or "Black Lives Matter") in the same sentence with (racism or racial or racist or discrimination or anti-racist).

Most Relevant Documents had  (#BlacklivesMatter or "Black Lives Matter") in the title. If you search for the term "Most Relevant" you will get these documents.

The documents were not reviewed and may only be tangentially related to the topic. Furthermore, it is possible that an inappropriate article is included in the database. If you think an article is racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamophobic or otherwise inappropriate,  please email with the (1) the name of the database and (2) the complete name of the article.


This database has two visible pages  - list of all records (initially) or records that meet the condition (on search), and a detailed view of the selected record. 


When you click on any record in the list,  a detailed report will be returned for the selected record. Each record includes, at a minimum, title, citation, and 1 to 4 excerpts that illustrate the search result. Some records include summaries.


Document Type Total
Administrative Decisions & Guidance 48
Arbitration Materials 5
Briefs 208
Cases 106
Expert Materials 13
Jury Verdicts & Settlements 1
Law Review Articles and Other Secondary Sources 1255
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted ) 8
Trial Court Documents 260
Trial Court Orders 15
TOTAL 1919
Most Relevant 85


Patrons can get an abstract of an article placed on the website. 
Go, signup as a patron and then submit your request for the article.