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CCJ 380 - Library Guide

Legal databases

Try the Get a Doc assistance link below the search box, and enter the party names.  Make sure the spelling is correct!

Google Scholar is a non-legal resource but offers a quick way to access citations for some legal and government documents that are available online. 

Additional non-legal resources

Shepard's® - citator system

The Shepard's® Citations Service available in Nexis Uni® provides a comprehensive report of the cases, statutes, secondary sources, and annotations that cite your authority, including more recent cases that rely on your starting case. When researching and citing cases, make sure the case is valid and citable. By Shepardizing a case, you can determine whether the case is still "good law."

Search Tip:

To Shepardize a case or document:

Type shep followed by a colon (:) in the Search box, followed by the document citation. For example:

shep: 118 us 356

Click Search.

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