LexisNexis - performing legal research

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LexisNexis - performing legal research

  1. 1. LexisNexisResearching Court Cases
  2. 2. LexisNexis Legal Research in LexisNexis can be performed by (1)the quick “Look up a Legal Case” box Or (2) Using the US Legal or International Legal buttons on the left.
  3. 3. LexisNexis This is an example of a topic search. You can also search by citation or the parties involved.
  4. 4. LexisNexis Search results. On left, you can narrow results to specific court cases, publication name, or language.
  5. 5. LexisNexis Print / E-mail / SaveCase in Brief – very helpfulwhen available.
  6. 6. LexisNexisUS Legal & International LegalUse these options (on left) for morespecific types of searches andsources.
  7. 7. LexisNexis Shepard’s Citations Find when a particular case has been cited in other cases. (Search by citation #)
  8. 8. LexisNexis Landmark Cases Browse famous cases by topic.
  9. 9. LexisNexis Supreme Court Briefs Search by keywords, citations, party names and more for Supreme Court Briefs.
  10. 10. LexisNexis Law Reviews Search for journal articles. For peer reviewed journals, be sure to limit results to Law Reviews and Journals.

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