Presidential Documents and Orders Now Easier to Find on Lexis Advance

Posted on 03-31-2017 by
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Your legal research just got easier! Quickly locate presidential documents and orders on Lexis Advance.


Presidential documents and executive orders are big news—and key research information for lawyers. If monitoring the White House is critical to your legal research, Lexis Advance now offers an easier way to access presidential executive orders and related documents.

Finding Presidential Documents: A Legal Research How-To

To quickly locate these increasingly important documents, start with the Red Search Box, entering “executive orders,” “presidential memoranda” or other related key terms.  This will bring up “Presidential Documents and Executive Orders” within the word wheel.

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Lexis Advance presidential order search

Select the “Presidential Documents and Executive Orders” source, which offers a variety of presidential documents, including:

  • Executive Orders;
  • Presidential Proclamations;
  • Presidential memoranda, notices, determinations, etc.

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Lexis Advance presidential order search results

Lexis Advance offers presidential documents from the Federal Register, some as far back as 1979. A refining search operates behind the scenes, focusing your results for presidential documents. You can find relevant results simply by searching on a president's name or topic; e.g., ENTER: trump

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