Congratulations Graduates!

Overhead view of Cincinnatil Law graduation caps

A heartfelt congratulations to all of our graduates! We’re so proud of you and excited for your journey ahead!

Access to Lexis, Westlaw, & Bloomberg Law for Summer or After Graduation

Post Graduation Access


When you graduate, you’ll automatically have seamless Lexis+ access for 6 months, excluding public records. Continue to use your law school username and password while you prepare for the bar exam and employment. Plus, access exclusive resources and a Rewards program for graduates. Note that Lexis points will expire. Students need to redeem their points by June 30, 2024.

Lexis Aspire Program

Any graduating student who has verifiable employment with a non-profit organization can apply via Lexis ASPIRE program for 12 months of free Lexis access. To apply for the ASPIRE program, please contact our LexisNexis representative, Kate Montgomery, for details on either of these offers.You’ll also have access to exclusive resources related to the transition from law school to employment and a Graduate Rewards Program.


Access is “normal” until May 31st. Starting June 1-Nov 30th graduates will have 60 hours of usage per month for 6 months. Direct link to extend for grad access is You must use this link to extend your access.

All graduates will also automatically retain access to a number of job searching databases for 18-months following graduation for 1-hour a month. Please contact the Westlaw Representative for more information.

B-Law (Bloomberg Law)

2024 Graduating students will have unlimited and unrestricted Bloomberg access for 6 months after graduation.

Summer 2024 Access for Current Students


If you’re already registered for Lexis, you don’t need to do anything else to get Summer Access. Access is unlimited for any purpose.


You can use Westlaw over the summer for non-commercial research. You can turn to these resources to gain understanding and build confidence in your research skills, but you cannot use them in situations where you are billing a client. Examples of permissible uses for your academic password include the following:

  • Summer coursework
  • Research assistant assignments
  • Law Review or Journal research
  • Moot Court research
  • Non-Profit work
  • Clinical work
  • Externship sponsored by the school

Please contact the Westlaw Representative for more information.

B-Law (Bloomberg Law)

If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you are expected to use that, but there are no restrictions on your student Bloomberg accounts over the summer.

Bar Exam Study Resources

Congratulations! You have made it through law school but now the bar exam looms. Don’t worry, the Law Library’s got your back. When you’ve caught your breath and you’re ready to start your bar studying, we have resources that can help. Check out our Bar Exam Research Guide.

May Is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This month we’re celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month!

After decades of celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week, Congress finally passed Public Law 102-450 which annually designated May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869.

Read President Biden’s 2024 Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Read ABA President Mary Smith on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

UC College of Law & Campus Celebrations for Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month

UC Alumni Association Celebrates Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Library Displays at UCBA, Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

UC Clermont Frederick A. Marcotte Library, Digital Display AAPI Heritage Month

CECH Be Historic Asian Pacific Heritage Month

5 Resources to Learn More About Asian American and Pacific Islanders

May ABA-Wide 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge © AAPI Heritage Month

The goal of the Challenge is to assist each of us to become more aware, compassionate, constructive, engaged people in the quest for racial equity, and specifically to learn more about the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. It transcends our roles as lawyers. Non-lawyers are also welcome to participate.

ABA Asian American and Pacific Islander Legal Trailblazers

A presentation featuring leaders in activism and the legal profession who are of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage.

Library of Congress, Asian American and Pacific Islander Materials: A Resource Guide

This guide serves as a point of entry for researchers seeking materials in multiple formats on Asian American/Pacific Islander studies and related resources at the Library of Congress. The types of resources covered in this guide range from special collections containing photographs, diary entries, and recorded interviews to monographs, reference works, and serials.

National Archives, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The National Archives holds a wealth of material documenting the Asian and Pacific Islander experience, and it highlights these resources online, in programs, and through traditional and social media. You can help make more records accessible by becoming a citizen archivist and tagging and transcribing Chinese Heritage Records.

U.S. Courts, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is observed throughout May to pay tribute to the achievements of generations who have contributed to American life. The federal courts join in celebrating their accomplishments at every level of the Third Branch of government.

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