It also deletes the appendix on Shepardizing
Keyciting and Shepardizing
are also critical to ensure the law you cite is still valid.
the CFR citation on Lexis or Keyciting it on Westlaw will also do this in some, but not all, circumstances.
two searches: 1) shepardizing
Lands Council and 2) performing a search
The days of getting eye strain from Shepardizing
cases are gone; computerized tools replace the red books and scattered pamphlets you remember with fear and loathing.
Given this phenomenon of the non-citation of Buckley, there may well be other areas of the law where Buckley has had a significant influence; those areas, however, could only be located by shepardizing
not only Buckley, but all its progeny, a task beyond our limited resources.
After reading the full text of any authority relied on and shepardizing
it (if appropriate), the researcher should document the research with a working paper, memorandum or opinion letter.
Shepard's and Shepardize are registered trademarks and Shepardizing
and SHEPARD's FOCUS is a trademark of Shepard's Company.
You have to eliminate outdated law, and I recommend Shepardizing
early, as soon as you find one or more cases which seem to have answered your question, whether pro or con.
The appendices discuss Shepardizing
and cite checking, citation, and includes sample memoranda.
80) The statistics were obtained by shepardizing
the Croson case on LEXIS.
I worked feverishly, shepardizing
all reported cases under die West key number for "Negligence.