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Legal Research & Writing (AL): Find Cases, Regs, Reviews

Guide by Katie Hoskins. Please direct any comments to


In LexisNexis, click Search By Content Type to the top right of the search box.  From here you will see several options:

Use Shepard's Citations to find subsequent histories of decisions.

Use State Statutes and Regulations to find the constitution, statutory code, and/or administrative code of every state and the District of Columbia.

Use Law Reviews to find articles analyzing various laws and/or cases.