Paralegal 1 and 2 Classes

Resources for library session for Paralegals

Nexis Uni Database

Legal section of Nexis Uni contains:

State and Federal (Supreme Court, U.S. Appellate, U.S. District) case law decisions (no state trial courts, no jury trials); State and Federal Codes, Regulations and Constitutions; law reviews; Shepardizing for all cases; as well as extensive U.S. and int'l news and business sources. Check All Sources Directory for complete list of available sources and date ranges. Updated daily.

Legal Reference Sources available in Nexis Uni
> Ballentine's Law Dictionary (3rd edition)
> Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary
> American Jurisprudence (2nd ed.)
> Attorney’s Dictionary of Patent Claims
> Attorney’s Dictionary of Medicine
> Dictionary of Occupational Titles
> Intellectual Property Law Dictionary
> The Law Dictionary (7th edition)

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Nexis Uni Webinar Training for Paralegal 1 and 2 classes

Be sure to log on to Nexis Uni with your UTSA abc123 id and passphrase before course if you want to follow along. You need to first set up Duo Authentication:. Duo Authentication Setup - Electronic Resources: Troubleshooting - LibGuides at University of Texas at San Antonio (utsa.edu)

General Legal Research

>>> Nexis Uni® for Legal Research (1 hour)  recorded April 14 

Case Law

>>> Searching Cases on Nexis Uni® (30 minutes) 

>>> Finding Cases by Party Name using Nexis Uni® ( 24 minutes) recorded March 27 

Shepard's

>>> Shepard’s…What is it? And, Why is it a Critical Part of the Legal Research Process? (30 Minutes)

Statutes and Codes

>>> Searching Federal and State Statutes/Code on Nexis Uni® (26 minutes)  recorded March 22, 2021 

>>> Browsing Federal and State Statutes/Codes on Nexis Uni® (30 minutes)  recorded March 30, 2021 

Secondary Sources:
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Using Nexis Uni® to Search Secondary Legal Sources (20 minutes)   recorded April 9 

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