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HESS555: Sports Law

Looking Up Specific Court Cases in LexisNexis

You can search by keyword in LexisNexis to pull different kinds of cases, but you can also look to outside sources to get an idea of what case you want to look up. Newspapers and academic journals are very useful for getting an idea of what is happening in the world of sports law.

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Newspaper article examples:

With a case in mind, let's use LexisNexis to pull the actual case documents up.

Using LexisNexis, you should be able to pull up the case document. For help with this, please see the Tutorials tab.


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