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Legal Research Using LexisNexis

Law Reviews

Searches law review journals which are a scholarly review of legal topics. The Limit To box allows you to select the specific areas of law to search such as bankruptcy, labor, tax etc.

Example: Searching for "insider trading" AND "Martha Stewart" results in law review articles written about that topic. You can limit your results, using the Result Groups down the left side of the page, by specific law review journal, language, etc.

Select Law Reviews on the left hand side under the Legal tab.

Scope: USA

Legal Reference

Legal Reference allows you to search various legal dictionaries, law directories and other reference material for definitions and explanations of legal terms and topics.

Example: Type precedent in the search box and select Ballentine's Law Dictionary for a definition of the legal term.