ON DEMAND: Citators: Expand Your Research & Cite Good Law

Class recorded August 1, 2022

Learn how to use citators to make sure your cases, statutes, and regulations are still good law, and find more citations for your research question. Learn about the major online case citators – Shepard’s on Lexis Advance and KeyCite on Westlaw.

Class covers:

  • Accessing Shepard’s on Lexis Advance and KeyCite on Westlaw
  • “Shepardizing” and “Keyciting” a case
  • “Shepardizing” and “Keyciting” a statute
  • Explanation of Shepard’s signals and KeyCite symbols
  • Reviewing results

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