Research Resources for Young Lawyers

Research Resources

Lexis+ Basics

Watch the videos below to get a quick orientation to Lexis+. The modern interface is clean and intuitive. You will want to learn the basics to ensure you have the know how to complete your legal research confidently. Introduction to Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Navigation on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Legal Research on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video ...

Lexis+ Searching, Reviewing and Saving Results

Lexis+ offers multiple options for searching the world-class legal, business and news content from LexisNexis. Learn the best ways to search and review your results. Once you find the content you need do not forget to save it in a Lexis+ folder. Search Techniques on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Search Tree on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Search Term Maps on Lexis+ ...

Lexis+ Case Law Research and Brief Analysis

You always need to find the best cases to ensure you are citing the strongest authority in your memos and briefs. Use the visualization, editorial and analysis tools only available on Lexis+ to find the most influential cases and to check your brief. Ravel View on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Shepard’s At Risk on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Brief Analysis on Lexis ...

Lexis+ AI and Practical Guidance

Do not get stuck, get help from Lexis+. The AI behind Lexis Answers will help you find the answers to common legal questions. Practical Guidance will help you find the answers to the more complex, practice area specific questions you encounter. Lexis Answers on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Practical Guidance on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video)

Lexis+ Reference Guides

The reference guides below help you complete common law school tasks with Lexis+. See what makes Lexis+ the most advanced research system for law students and lawyers. You will get concise instructions for comprehensive research and validation. Rese...

Be Confident in Your Cases with Shepard's

Use Shepard’s® Citations Service to ensure you’re not missing anything like important support for your argument or a newly overturned decision. Shepardize® and be sure to count on the most comprehensive editorial analysis of case...

Shepard's Brieflink Saves Time Creating Hyperlinks

Easily upload a brief for quick embedding of Shepard’s Signal indicators and hypertext case links directly within your document. Download Shepard's Brieflink Saves Time Creating Hyperlinks [PDF]

Rely on Secondary Sources First

Rely on the experts to get a comprehensive analysis of the legal topics at issue. Starting with secondary sources first will save you time—get a better understanding of your topic & run efficient & more accurate searches in the laws t...

Three Tools In One: Expedite the Research, Editing and Cite Process

Draft, review & research from the most accessible legal solution available. This guide will walk you through the features and functionality on Lexis® for Microsoft Office®. Download Three Tools In One: Expedite the Research, Editing and ...

Research in Three Steps

Find the primary law and secondary sources you need to solidify your argument. In three easy steps this guide will show you how to quickly find the most relevant supporting authority. Find the primary law and secondary sources you need to solidify y...

Write a Successful Memo

Before you write a memo use Lexis Advance to uncover issues, identify relevant law and validate your findings. This guide will give you 5 style rules to craft an effective memo. Download Write a Successful Memo [PDF]