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LexisNexis Academic Tutorials: Find a Specific Legal Case

Step-by-step guides and tutorials for key features of the LexisNexis Academic database.

FIND A SPECIFIC LEGAL CASE (VIDEO)

FIND A SPECIFIC LEGAL CASE (QUICK TIPS)

 

 

 

Start with the Look up a Legal Case widget to search:

  • By citation (347 U.S. 483)
  • By parties (Brown v. Board of Education)

If your case citation finds no results, use an asterisk to replace the last number or the last two numbers, i.e.,

  • 347 U.S. 483
  • 347 U.S. 48*
  • 347 U.S. 4**

This widget can also be used for searches by topic. 

For advanced topic searches, consider the options shown in our guide Find Legal Cases by Subject.

 

LexisNexis Academic Look up a legal Case by Citation & by Parties

 

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