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20 Sep 2023 Author : Jocelyn Sagherian

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Code Compare for Court Rules

Code Compare for Court Rules

In addition to statutes and administrative codes, you can use this tool for court rules. Code Compare on Lexis+® for Court Rules aids researchers who have one version of a federal or state court rules and need to compare it with an earlier version, noting the differences in the two, in a side-by-side format or single overlay view.

This example compares the 2023 version of the rule with the 2013 version, using the side-by-side view. The green indicates any additions, while the red indicates any deletions:

This is a quick way to ensure that you’ve noted any vital rules changes that could impact many aspects of litigation.