Law Library

Understanding Legal Materials

These videos are intended as quick guides on using legal materials to perform legal research.  They focus on the use of basic materials and additional resources may be required to complete a research project. 

Note:  This project is under construction.  Videos may be deleted, revised, or added.

 

Secondary Sources

North Carolina                                                                          

Federal/Multijurisdictional                                                     

Legal Encyclopedia (Strong's)

Legal Forms (Douglas)

 

 


Legislative Materials & Statutes

North Carolina                                        

Federal                                                   

N.C. Statutes

 

U.S. Statutes

 

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Administrative

North Carolina                                        

Federal                                                   

 

Code of Federal Regulations

 

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Case Law

North Carolina                                        

Federal                                                   

Subject Index to Case Law (Digest)

 

Federal Reporters

 

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Online Legal Research Systems

Bloomberg                                                

Fastcase                                                    

 

 

General Tutorial

Authority Check

Statutes in Outline View

Find Case by Docket Number

LexisNexis                                            

Westlaw                                                  

 

 

Customizable Westlaw Tabs

Lexis Advance

Westlaw Next

Shepardizing

Researching Statutes

Researching Regulations

 

 

 

Starting Search

Using Toolbar to organize information on documents toolbar

Using KeyCite

Analyzing search results

Using Copy & Paste feature

HeinOnline                                          

                                               

Printing from HeinOnline

Printing Multiple PDF's at a Time

 

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Reading a Case Citation