Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Use LexisNexis® headnotes to find documents

Posted on 07-28-2015 by
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Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly.

Use LexisNexis® headnotes to find documents

Find the LexisNexis headnote you want to explore in a full-text case.

1. Select a topic link in the headnote, e.g., Police Powers.

2. Select Get topic documents. Your results documents are sorted by relevance with the Cases tab displaying.

3. Refine. Add filters, e.g., select a jurisdiction. Or Search within results, i.e., add search words to describe your issue or fact pattern.

Topic Summary Reports, discussed below left, also point you to relevant authority in addition to topic definitions and secondary sources.

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