Legal Research and Writing Center

A variety of teaching tools and resources area available to support and supplement your legal research and writing curriculum.

Research and Teaching Tools     

Lexis+ AI™

Lexis+ AI is the first comprehensive legal generative AI solution, grounded in our trusted, authoritative content with links to hallucination-free legal citations covering two common legal tasks including asking a legal question and document drafting. In addition, Lexis+ AI is underpinned by secure, leading generative AI models and human experts continuously training our models for enhanced responses.

Lexis+ AI Information and Resources
Find a variety of Lexis+ AI resources including guides, exerises, FAQs, how-to-videos, PDFs, and more.

Lexis® Learn
Enrich the learning experience with interactive video tutorials covering basic and advanced research skills with built in assessment.

Interactive Citation Workstation (ICW) and Interactive Citation Workbook
Teach students how to cite authority correctly with interactive online exercises. Companion workbook also available.

Public Records on Lexis+®

Teaching Toolkits
Each toolkit provides a lesson plan, classroom-ready PPT, Teacher’s Guide, and Exercises & Hypotheticals.

  • Researching Case Law
  • Researching State Statutes
  • Researching Federal Statutes
  • Shepard's
  • Secondary Sources
  • Administrative Law
  • Practical Guidance Teaching Toolkit
  • Litigation Analytics

Legal Research Exercise Bank (authored by Legal Research & Writing faculty)
Each set includes a short hypothetical and up to 10 associated research questions. Add exercises into your LMS as a quiz/assignment to be completed before or after class or use in class for practice purposes.

Law School Resource Centers: direct students to these helpful centers that curate relevant content related to applicable courses and research needs, on one convenient page.


Practical Guidance
A tool built by lawyers, for lawyers, Practical Guidance is a trusted, online resource for legal matters. Gain access to leading experts by practice area through an up-to-date suite of tools and documents selected and maintained to provide the information and guidance needed for drafting and other legal matter tasks.

Lexis® Classroom
Powered by Canvas, Lexis Classroom is a complimentary online course management tool. Access, post and manage your class materials in one place, including syllabus, course documents, multimedia resources and announcements. Collaborate and communicate with your students more efficiently utilizing features such as email, discussion forums, assignments, scheduling appointments, quizzes/surveys, grading and more.

Practice Ready Tools

Law School Practice Centers
Covering a variety of jurisdictions, practice areas and industries, the Lexis Practice Centers organize editorially enhanced and curated content and tools in a logical, easy-to-use interface. This includes access to key sources and information needed for specific law school classes, such as Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Torts, Evidence and more. Helpful for you and your students.

Docket Research (CourtLink®)
The most comprehensive docket research tool available, the CourtLink service, integrated in Lexis+ under Explore Content, includes a simplified search form, unmatched court coverage and alerts functionality.

Context Analytics
Powerful language analytics help students create a more persuasive argument through judge and court analytics. Students can research opposing counsel, law firms and companies, and vet expert witnesses.

Lexis® for Microsoft® Office
Complimentary software that provides seamless access to Lexis Advance research, the open web, and citation tools from within your Microsoft® Word documents.

Law360® and Law360® Pulse
Law360 covers news and analysis on legal developments including litigation filings, case settlements, verdicts, regulation, enforcement, legislation, corporate deals by practice area and Law360 Pulse covers news and analysis on the business of law.

Interview Preparation
A site for law students containing numerous resources to assist with interview preparation

Textbook Resources

Ordering Textbooks and Review Copies
Quick reference guide to ordering textbook resources.

Copyright Permissions
Request for permission to use copyrighted materials.