Summer Database Access

| April 29, 2014

   You may continue to use the legal content and news you have as a law student all summer long.  Use Lexis Advance® for any purpose – including work* you perform at a law firm, corporation or government agency. Use your Lexis Advance ID all summer long for: Any purpose at all All legal content and [...]

What authority does a federal court decision have in a state legal issue?

| April 8, 2014

Legal encyclopedias are still worth exploring. Whether a case is mandatory or persuasive in your jurisdiction can sometimes be complex.  There are two national legal encyclopedias, American Jurisprudence 2d (Am.Jur) and Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S).  While there are differences between the two publications, they will both provide the researcher with a general overview of a [...]