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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare - MGMT 353 Resource Guide: Find Legal Info in Databases

Nexis Uni Database for Legal Information

This database used to be called LexisNexis Academic.

Searching for Case Law in Nexis Uni via Guided Search Option

Click on the link for the Nexis Uni database above.

Click on the link for "Cases" in the "Guided Search" section of the screen. 

Click on either "Federal Cases" or "State Cases" for the jurisdiction.

Enter a search term in the appropriate box and select the date range. 

Click on the blue "search" link.

Searching for Case Law in Nexis Uni via Another Method

Click on the link for the Nexis Uni database above.

Drop down the "All Nexis Uni" menu at the left of the large search box that spreads across the page.

Click on "Cases and Codes" under the heading of "Content Collection."

Click on the courts, the circuits, and/or the states/territories you want to search in.

Enter a search term in the search box at the top and click on the red search icon.

Searching State and Federal Statutes in Nexis Uni

Click on the link for the Nexis Uni database above.

Click on the "Criminal Justice" box under "Discover Topics" in the lower part of the screen.

In the top right box, choose the jurisdiction of either "federal" or "state."

Enter a search term in the appropriate box and click on "Find." 

Finding and Tracking Legislation in Nexis Uni

Click on the link for the Nexis Uni database above.

Click on the "Political Science" box under "Discover Topics" in the lower part of the screen.

In the top right box, choose the jurisdiction of either "federal" or "state."

Choose the Current Session or a specific year.

Enter an issue or bill number as a search term in the appropriate box and click on "Find." 

Finding Articles in Law Reviews via Nexis Uni

Law Reviews are periodicals published by law schools and bar associations.

Click on the link for the Nexis Uni database in the left column of this page.

Click on the link for "Law Reviews" in the "Guided Search" section of the screen. 

Enter your search term in the box to the right and choose your date range in the next box.  

Click on "Search."

Databases with Secondary Legal Resources

The databases below do not contain legal cases and statutes, but they do contain information about them and other aspects of the law.

Essays from the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law contains essays on legal topics. 

Click on the link below for the book and look in the Table of Contents for helpful essays on legal topics related to human resources management. 

Below are also links to some of the human resources management essays in the book.

Internet Links