Legal periodicals contain articles about law and law-related subjects and normally fall into one of the following categories:
HeinOnline is the largest full-text online database of approximately 1,000 law journals. Coverage for most journals begins with the journal's inception For some journals, however, current volume coverage is limited to indexing.
Law review articles are only helpful if you 1) find a relevant article within a journal and 2) have access to the full-text of the article.
Legal periodical indexes can be very helpful in finding an article because
Westlaw and Lexis Advance each contain the full-text of many journal articles. Downsides to using them may include