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HIED 752/852: Law in Higher Education

Nexis UNI

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis academic) features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Updated daily.

  • State and Federal (Supreme Court, U.S. Appellate, U.S. District) case law decisions
  • State and Federal Codes, Regulations and Constitutions
  • Law reviews articles on legal topics
  • Extensive U.S. amd International news and company and industry information, and more...
  • You can search by case citation or by keyword

Watch this very short and useful video to learn how to search from the home page in Nexis Uni


When researching and citing cases, you often want to validate that the case is valid and citable. By Shepardizing a case, you can determine whether the case is still "good law." To shepardize a case means to retrieve prior and subsequent history, and all citing references.

Retrieving a Shepard's® report by citation can be done in a variety of ways.


How to shepardize in Nexis Uni:

  • Search by citation
  • Find and Click on shepardize this document at the right side of the document