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Paralegal 1 and 2 classes

Resources for library session for Paralegals

Government Documents Librarian

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Rita Wilson
UTSA Libraries -- Main Campus
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

Paralegal Program

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.

General Legal Research

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

Case Law

>>> Searching Cases on Nexis Uni® (40 minutes) (Webinar for Students) recorded April 20 

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

Statutes and Codes

>>> Searching Federal and State Statutes/Code on Nexis Uni® (32 minutes) (Webinar for students) recorded April 23 

>>> Browsing Federal and State Statutes/Codes on Nexis Uni® (20 minutes)  recorded April 30 

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

Nexis Uni Mini Tutorials prepared by LexisNexis on YouTube

Bluebook, Greenbook & APA

HeinOnline (Trial)