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Minnesota Legal Periodical Index (MLPI) - Publications Indexed

All items of general or historical interest are indexed.

Note that each publication has its own identity which impacts on the type of articles included, e.g., Minnesota Law Review provides lengthy analysis of cases or subjects of academic interest; The Barrister reports news items with a few brief practical articles. For publications (such as Minnesota Law & Politics) which have articles of varying length, the phrase “news note” following an article title distinguishes brief items from longer articles. Where article titles are ambiguous or misleading, the indexer adds terms within brackets.

Excluded from the indexes are brief announcements pertaining to people or firms, letters to the editor, photographs, and president/editor pages. Also excluded are summaries of cases which the publications include as a current awareness service.

Listed below is further information about each publication.


Barrister
v.7, no.2 (July 1991) to date
Continues Ramsey Barrister
Published by the Ramsey County Bar Association.
Website: Barrister (full text of recent issues)

Bench & Bar of Minnesota
v.41, no.1 (January 1984) to date
Published by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Not indexed: “Books and Bytes,” “Notes & Trends,” “By the Court,” “Personal Notes,” “Tips & Traps,” “What, Where & When”
Website: Bench & Bar of Minnesota (full text of recent issues)

Constitutional Commentary
v.1, no.1 (Winter 1984) through v.31, no.1 (Spring 2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the University of Minnesota Law School
Fully indexed
Website: Constitutional Commentary (full text of all articles to date)

Cybaris: An Intellectual Property Law Review
v.1, no.1 (Spring 2010) through v.5, no.1 (Spring 2014) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published online by the William Mitchell College of Law
Fully indexed
Website: Cybaris®: An Intellectual Property Law Review (full text of all articles to date)

Family Law Forum
v.16, no.1 (Summer 2007) through v.21, no.1 (Winter 2012-2013) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Published by the Family Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Not Indexed: Letter from the Editor.
Website: Family Law Forum (full text of a few issues)

Hamline Journal of Public Law
v.5, no.1 (1984) through v.6, no.2 (1985)
Continued by Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy

Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy
v.7, no.1 (Spring 1986) through v.28, no.2 (Spring 2008)
Continues Hamline Journal of Public Law
Merged with William Mitchell Journal of Law and Practice to form Mitchell Hamline Law Journal of Public Policy and Practice (not indexed)
Published by the Hamline University School of Law.
Fully indexed
Website: Hamline University School of Law's Journal of Public Law & Policy (mainly informational, some issues from the 2010’s)

Hamline Law Review
v.7, no.1 (January 1984) through v.38, no.3 (2015)
Continued by Mitchell Hamline Law Review
Published by the Hamline University School of Law
Fully indexed
Website: Hamline Law Review (mainly informational, some issues from the 2010’s)

Hennepin Lawyer
v.53, no.3 (January-February 1984) to date
Published by the Hennepin County Bar Association
Not Indexed: “President’s Page,” “Inside View,” “Executive Expressions”
Website: Hennepin Lawyer (full text of recent issues)

Inside the Hennepin Lawyer
December 2003 through v.83, no.6 (June 2014) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Published by the Hennepin County Bar Association
Originally published inside issues of the Hennepin Lawyer. Later, this was a separate publication published alternating with Hennepin Lawyer. Selected articles are indexed.

Journal of Law & Religion
v.2, no.1 (1984) through v.28, no.2 (2012-2013) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the Hamline University School of Law
Moved to the Emory University School of Law in 2013.
Fully indexed

Law & Inequality
v.2, no.1 (February 1984) through v.34, no.1 (Winter 2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the University of Minnesota Law School.
Fully indexed
Website: Law & Inequality (full text of all articles to date)

Minnesota Association for Justice
v.32, no.3 (Summer 2007) through v.33, no.1 (Winter 2008)
Continues Minnesota Trial Lawyer.
Continued by Minnesota Trial.
Published by the Minnesota Association for Justice.

Minnesota Defense
v.5, no.1 (Winter 1984) to date
Published by the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.
Not Indexed: “Information Sharing,” DRI Corner,” “Association News”
Website: Minnesota Defense (informational, no access to articles.)

Minnesota Family Law Journal
v.2, no.2 (January/February 1984) through v.33, no.3 (March/April 2020) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Commercial publication. Usually one article per issue, reprinted from a law journal.

Minnesota Intellectual Property Review
v.1, no.1 (2000) through v.5, no.2 (2004)
Continued by Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology.
Website: Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology (full text of all articles)

Minnesota Journal of Business Law and Entrepreneurship
v.1, no.1 (2002) through v.3, no.1 (Fall 2004) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Published online by the University of Minnesota Law School.
Fully indexed

Minnesota Journal of Global Trade
v.1, no.1 (Fall 1992) through v. 14, no.2 (Summer 2005)
Continued by Minnesota's Journal of International Law
Fully indexed
Website: Minnesota Journal of International Law (full text of all articles)

Minnesota Journal of International Law
v.15, no.1 (Winter 2006) through date – NO LONGER INDEXED
Continues Minnesota Journal of Global Trade.
Published by the University of Minnesota Law School
Fully indexed
Website: Minnesota Journal of International Law (full text of all articles to date)

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology
v.6, no.1 (2004) through v.17, no.2 (Spring 2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Continues Minnesota Intellectual Property Review.
Published by the University of Minnesota Law School.
Fully indexed
Website: Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology (full text of all articles to date)

Minnesota Law & Politics
No.79 (December 1996) through 2010 – CEASED PUBLICATION
Continues Minnesota's Journal of Law & Politics.
Commercial publication.
Not Indexed: “All Seriousness Aside,” “Hearsay,” “People”

Minnesota Law Journal
v.1, no.1 (March 7, 1986) through v.4, no.2 (February 1990)
Continued by Minnesota's Journal of Law & Politics.

Minnesota Law Review
v.68, no.2 (December 1983) through v.100, no.6 (June 2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the University of Minnesota Law School.
Fully indexed
Website: Minnesota Law Review (access to full text of articles from v.90 to date.)

Minnesota Lawyer
v.1, no.1 (November 1985) through (September-October 1992) - CEASED PUBLICATION
Published by Minnesota Lawyer Newspapers.

Minnesota Lawyer
v.1, no.1 (September 5, 1997) to date
Published by Finance and Commerce, Inc.
Commercial publication.
Not Indexed: articles about other states, “Across the Region,” “Oral Arguments,” “People & Practices,” “Supreme Court Calendar,” and various lawyer/service directories.
Articles about Minnesota and articles about winners of Minnesota Lawyer awards (i.e. Unsung Legal Heroes) indexed. “Bar Buzz” articles indexed irregularly.
Website: Minnesota Lawyer (Article archive since 2000. Password (free with subscription) may be required to retrieve full text.)

Minnesota Real Estate Law Journal
v.2, no.1 (January/February 1984) through v.18, no.2 (March/April 2005) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Published by Mason Publishing Company.

Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society Newsletter
v.1 (September 2012) - date
Published by the Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society
Website: Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society (Informational; full text of some issues)

Minnesota Tax Journal
v.1, no.5 (Winter 1984) through v.2, no.11 (Summer 1989) – CEASED PUBLICATION
Published by Mason Publishing Company.

Minnesota Trial
v.33, no.2 (Spring 2008) to date
Continues Minnesota Association for Justice.
Published by the Minnesota Association for Justice.
Not Indexed: “Criminal Law Report,” “Family Law Report,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Minnesota Precedents,” and “Practice Pointers”

Minnesota Trial Lawyer
v.9, no.3 (January-February 1984) through v. 32, no.2 (Spring 2007)
Published by the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association.
Continued by Minnesota Association for Justice.

Minnesota Women Lawyers
see MWL / Minnesota Women Lawyers

Minnesota's Journal of Law & Politics
v.5, no.1 (April 1990) through no.78 (November 1996)
Continues Minnesota Law Journal.
Continued by Minnesota Law & Politics.

Mitchell Hamline Law Journal of Public Policy and Practice
Continues Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy and William Mitchell Journal of Law & Practice – NOT INDEXED

Mitchell Hamline Law Review
v.42, no.1 (2016) through v.42, no.4 (2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Continues Hamline Law Review

MSBA in Brief
v.1, no.1 (October 1985) through v.12, no.12 (December 1996)
Published by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Ceased as a separate publication. Now incorporated into Bench & Bar of Minnesota.

MWL / Minnesota Women Lawyers
January 1988 through v.24, no.10 (June 2001)
Continued by With Equal Right.

Ramsey Barrister
January 1984 through v.7 (December 1990)
Continued by Barrister.

Saint Paul Legal Ledger / Minnesota Lawyer
see Minnesota Lawyer (publication from Finance and Commerce, Inc.)

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public Policy
v.1, no.1 (Spring 2007) through v.8, no.1 (Fall 2013) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Fully indexed
Website: University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public Policy (full text of all articles to date)

University of St. Thomas Law Journal
v.1, no.1 (Fall 2003) through v.12, no.3 (Spring 2016) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Published by the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Fully indexed
Website: University of St. Thomas Law Journal (full text of all articles to date)

William Mitchell Journal of Law & Practice
v.1 (2008) through v.6, no.2 (2013) – NO LONGER INDEXED
Merged with Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy to become Mitchell Hamline Law Journal of Public Policy and Practice
Published online by the William Mitchell College of Law.
Fully indexed
Website: Mitchell Hamline Journal of Law and Practice (full text of all articles through 2015)

William Mitchell Law Raza Journal
v.1, no.1 (Spring 2010) through v.5, no.1 (2013) / v.3 not published – NO LONGER PUBLISHED
Published online by the William Mitchell College of Law.
Website: Law Raza (full text of all articles)

William Mitchell Law Review
v.9, no.1 (Winter 1983) through v.41, no.4 (2015)
Merged with Hamline Law Review to become Mitchell Hamline Law Review
Published by the William Mitchell College of Law.
Fully indexed
Website: William Mitchell Law Review (full text of all articles)

With Equal Right
v.25, no.2 (Summer 2001) to date
Continues MWL / Minnesota Women Lawyers
Published by Minnesota Women Lawyers. Currently they produce three issues online and one in print.
Volume numbering is inconsistent.
Not Indexed: “Events & Program,” “Lighter Side of the Law,” “Membership Update,” “MWL Event Highlights,” “MWL Exchange” published separately
Website: With Equal Right (Informational; selected articles)

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