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21 Apr 2020 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Librarian Relations Consultant Research Tip: Topic Summaries on Lexis Advance is an efficient research starting point

Topic Summaries provide valuable information about legal topics including definitions, links to seminal cases, codes and secondary sources. These summaries provide an excellent starting point when researching a topic.

To access Topic Summaries, search for a specific case or legal phrase:

Select a case:

Expand on About This Document:

Select Topic Summaries > View reports:

On the next screen you can access pertinent information related to the legal topic:

This is a great way to access a comprehensive overview of a legal topic in addition to cited authority to help get you started on your research.