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The Research Assignment - Many Options to On-point Results
Posted on 29 Feb 2008 by AME3bg

Do you know all the different ways you can use www.lexis.com, including the Federal Litigation Research Tasks page, to find on-point results for your legal research assignment? If you can’t think of at least six different options, let’s count... Read More

Effective Use of Secondary Sources
Posted on 30 Jun 2008 by AME3bg

Secondary sources are an excellent starting point when researching. Secondary sources provide: An overview of a specific area of law, as well as detailed, critical analysis of key concepts and theories within the various areas of law. Comprehensive... Read More

Free research on the Internet? Or research on the LexisNexis® services? It's not an all-or-nothing proposition.
Posted on 7 May 2008 by AME3bg

Surprised? Actually, some Web sites (see attachment below) —both general and legal—can get your research off to a good start and can even be a means to accomplish certain kinds of research tasks. With that said, thorough research calls for... Read More

Expert Witness Research Checklist
Posted on 16 Dec 2008 by David Dilenschneider

Special Offer for Registered Lexis Hub Users! Download this Expert Witness Research Checklist to en to ensure you’re consulting all of the available sources the next time you perform critical expert witness research. Read More

In-Depth Guide to Using lexis.com
Posted on 9 Sep 2009 by Lexis Hub

Need a refresher on the basics of lexis.com or need step-by-step directions on a specific task? Here is the place that you will find your answers! Link to our training site where you can choose the Training Option that is right for you, from the following... Read More

Statutory Research Pointers
Posted on 30 Jun 2008 by AME3bg

The PowerPoint presentation below provides an excellent review on how to search federal and state statutory law, including topics such as the use of the following: • Popular Names Table • Public Laws • United States Code (U.S.C.) •... Read More

Tackling Typical Tasks a Junior Associate Faces in Researching Insurance Issues
Posted on 30 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

You are tasked with developing a memo for a partner discussing lawsuits over defective insulation for an insurance company client. Where do you start? o Emerging issues coverage is found in a number of areas on LexisNexis. By using Matthew Bender®... Read More

Red Signals on Shepard's® Online
Posted on 24 Feb 2009 by LexisHub Staff

An important thing to remember about the red “Stop Sign” signal you sometimes see when Shepardizing ® a case on LEXIS is that it does not necessarily mean that the case is no longer good law. Although the signal can indicate this of course... Read More

What Can Shepard’s® Do For You?
Posted on 28 Jul 2008 by Jess Carter

Shepard’s ® Citations Service helps you build your arguments efficiently and reliably—and ensure that you have good law. Because Shepard’s is conveniently integrated into the LexisNexis® services at www.lexis.com , it’s... Read More

Researching Emissions Treaties
Posted on 14 Feb 2008 by AME3bg

Although the United States didn’t sign the Kyoto Protocol, which sets binding emission limits for developed (Annex I) countries, U.S. corporations that have facilities in developed countries which have signed the Protocol must comply with emissions... Read More

Print Your Research Cost-Effectively
Posted on 28 Jul 2008 by Jess Carter

It's easy to cost-effectively deliver the research documents you need through LexisNexis®. 1. As you look at research results in Cite, KWIK™, Full or Custom view: Click the button or link toward the top-right area of your screen... Read More

Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse: A Law Student's Perspective on Acquiring Legal Information Literacy
Posted on 6 Apr 2009 by LexisHub Staff

publication: JD Supra This article, written when the author was a law student, critiques the law school legal research experience, observing that much legal research instruction is lost on students who are ill-prepared to receive it, do not understand... Read More

Identifying the Most Influential U.S. State Courts; Shepard’s® Citations Service Case Study
Posted on 27 Oct 2008 by AME3bg

Which state courts are the most influential? One way of judging influence involves identifying rulings that have been the basis for other states’ judgments. However, the challenge in defining influence has been determining whether another state... Read More

New Associate Research Skills: Law Librarians’ Perspective
Posted on 5 Jan 2009 by AME3bg

In this economy, you need more of a foundation than ever in cost-effective research techniques: when to use a book, how to select the right database for the search, and how to use tables of contents or Shepards® for research. Law Librarians have considerable... Read More

Legal Research Process Webcasts
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by Lexis Hub Staff

Brush up on your legal research techniques with these step-by-step tutorials. Increase your proficiency and simplify the research process. Legal Research Process Webcasts NEW! Top 5 Shepard's Questions Law Students Ask NEW... Read More