Accessing Legal Information on LexisNexis
To access LexisNexis, go to St. John’s University Library homepage at http://libraries.stjohns.edu.
Click on Databases A-Z. Listed in the "Recommended Databases" box is a link to LexisNexis. (Please note that if you are accessing databases from off-campus, you will have to login using your St. John’s Central username and password.)
As you can see on the left bar, legal information is divided between “US Legal” and “International Law.” Clicking on either will open up an expanded menu.
Under “US Legal” you will find further subdivisions:
- Federal & State Cases
- Shepard’s® Citations
- Landmark Cases
- Supreme Court Briefs
- Federal Statutes
- Codes & Regulations
- State Statutes, Codes & Regulations
- Law Reviews
- Legal References
- Tax Laws
"International Legal" will provide you with option to search:
- Canadian Cases
- Canadian Legislation
- EU, Commonwealth, and Other Nations
- Canadian Law Journals
For more information, we have tutorials on finding law reviews and judicial opinions.