Law Reviews & Journals
Well-known law reviews & journals that focus on Sports Law with links to the content to which Morris Library subscribes.
Federal & State Cases
Tips for Searching LexisNexis Legal Research
Search “Federal & State Cases” for cases.
Search “Law Reviews” for scholarly articles related to cases.
Searching for Cases when you know the Citation or Party Names
Click on “Federal & State Cases” and search by “Citation” or by “Party Names.”
Enter your citation in the first box. Here are some examples of citations:
418 U.S. 683
121 S. Ct. 2381
118 L. Ed. 2d 381
1992 U.S. LEXIS 2322
(Tip: you must enter the exact legal citation, including the periods or dots.)
Or you can enter the party names, such as New York Times v. Tasini. If you are not sure about the order of the party names don’t worry because either one will bring you the case.
Searching for Cases on Certain Topics without Knowing Party Names or the Citation
Click on “Federal & State Cases” and search by “Legal Topics.”
To start a search, simply enter your keyword(s) in the first box. You may leave the second box open or add additional keywords to limit your search.
Shepard's Citations: Finding Later References to a Particular Case
Can be used for:
• tracing the judicial history of a case
• verifying the current status of a case to determine whether it is still good law or has been reversed, overruled, or diminished
• finding later cases which have cited the main case, and providing research leads to other sources.
Searching for Law Reviews
Click on “Law Reviews.”
To start a search, simply enter your keyword(s) in the first box. You may leave the second box open or add additional keywords to limit your search. You can also limit your search with the drop-down boxes to a certain date range or a specific area of the law.
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