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TLL Legal Research Series: Lexis

Student guide for using law related print and online research materials.

Resources covered

Websites & Guides

CALI - guide

HeinOnline - guide

Lexis - guide




Practice materials

Legislative Materials

Appellate Materials


Casemaker X



Lexis for Lawschools

LexisNexis is a powerful legal research tool, providing full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference sources. Billions of searchable documents and records are available from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources, including medical & health, federal, state & international legal materials and corporate news & financial information. 

Contact David Haberman, Head of Student Service, to get the UND School of Law registration code to create your account.

Login to Lexis at the following website:

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Student Guides (pdf)

    Write a Successful Memo
    Using Shepard’s®
    Secondary Sources
    Shepard’s® Brieflink hyperlink creation
    Starting With A Case or Statute You’ve Been Given
    Research in Three Steps
    Tips on Writing a Publishable Note for Law Review