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LGL 125: Legal Research (AL): Find Cases

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Cases: Quick Search

On the Nexis Uni home page, you can do a quick search for cases by topic.  You can identify the jusrisdiction and dates.

Cases: Advanced Search

In Nexis Uni, select All Nexis Uni (to the right of the search box).  From here you will see several options, including Category and Jurisdiction.

 

 

  In the Category section, use Cases to find court cases. 

  In the Jurisdiction section, select the court(s) you want (e.g., Federal, State).

 

 Select Advanced Search (under the search box) to limit by date, and to build a more complex search using search segments and connectors:

 

In your list of results, look to see what order your results are displayed in (e.g., "Newest to Oldest" or "Relevance")