Lexis Advance offers expanded Shepard's Citations
previews and validation tools, a wider selection of alerts, and advanced data analytics and visualization capabilities.
An examination of Shepard's Citations
between the time Schwinn was decided and 1976, the year before Sylvania, reveals that Schwinn was distinguished by lower courts more often than it was followed-thirty-five times versus twenty-three times.
The problem of treating positive and negative citations alike is addressed by using "treatment" data from Shepard's Citations
(provided by LexisNexis) to rank judges according to the positive or negative citations of their peers: other federal appellate judges.
For each of them, we used Shepard's Citations
to determine the number of times, for each federal circuit, federal district courts cited or legally interpreted each Supreme Court opinion in a given year.
Our methodology was quite simple: We identified all opinions filed since 1940, by each of the 50 state high courts, that Shepard's Citations
Service has designated as having been "followed" (3) in a published opinion by a state court outside the originating jurisdiction, and then noted the number of times this had occurred.
With the new release, updating legal research stored in the LexisNexis version of Time Matters will be easier and quicker, including the ability to save specific search criteria and results from Shepard's Citations
At the Web site, users can access LEXIS caselaw for $9 and the Shepard's citations
service for $4 through a credit card system.
The TRO requires West to remove the hyperlinks to its online citations service which appears on a user's computer screen when a user selects Shepard's Citations
within West's online service.
From the Web site, users can search and research primary law sources, access treatises and practice guides, perform background checks and research public records, search the NEXIS news database, access Shepard's Citations
Service, and review forms manuals.
CheckCite 2000 applies the new SHEPARD'S Citations
Service to generate a comprehensive picture of the precedential value of the researcher's citations.