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LexisNexis Academic Tutorials: Find Legal Cases by Judge

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

FIND LEGAL CASES BY JUDGE

Some assignments require students to find cases written by a particular judge.

 

If an assignment requires cases written by a particular judge, use the Edit in Advanced Search option.

(1) Enter your search as directed above and then click on the Edit in Advanced Search at the bottom.

Some assignments require students to find cases written by a particular judge.    If an assignment requires cases written by a particular judge, use the Edit in Advanced Search option.  (1) Enter your search as directed above and then click on the Edit in Advanced Search at the bottom.

 

(2) Find the Add Section Search and select a Section from the pull-down menu, i.e.,

  • OPINIONBY (name of the judge who wrote the main court decision)
  • DISSENTBY (name of the judge who wrote the dissenting opinion)
  • WRITTENBY (name of the judge who wrote an opinion)

(2) Find the Add Section Search and select a Section from the pull-down menu, i.e.,  OPINIONBY (name of the judge who wrote the main court decision) DISSENTBY (name of the judge who wrote the dissenting opinion) WRITTENBY (name of the judge who wrote an opinion)
 

 

 

(3) Enter your Term(s), i.e., the name of the judge.

 Enter your Term(s), i.e., the name of the judge.

 

(4) Click on the Add to Search button.

Click on the Add to Search button.

 

(5) Verify that your section has been added and click on the Search button.

Verify that your section has been added and click on the Search button.

 

 

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