Validate (Shepardize) to:
Shepard's Signals (excerpted from Nexis Uni)
The Shepard's Signal Marker indicates the standing of your case as treated by other cases.
Retrieving a Shepard's® report by citation can be done in a couple ways.
The most common method is to enter shep: in the search box, followed by your citation. For example:
shep: 800 F.2d 111 shep: 410 us 73
You could also enter just the citation name in the search box, click Search, then click the Shepard's Signal™ indicator next to the document name.
When you have a list of Cases in a results list, you can Shepardize by selecting the Shepard's signal to the left of the case name:
If you have a case document open, you can Shepardize using the Shepard's signal there, and also see additional choices: