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How do I note up cases?: Lexis

Noting up in Lexis

There are several ways of noting up a case on Lexis.

1. Using "Case Search":

a. Search for the relevant case and then select its CaseAnalysis signal/citator document.

b. If the case does not have a Case Analysis signal/citator document, search for the relevant case overview. 

2. Using "Subscribed Case Citators".

Using "Case Search"

Using CaseAnalysis signals/citator document 

1. In the Lexis database, the treatment of a case is indicated by CaseAnalysis Signals. 

2. After searching for the case, click on the Case Analysis Signal or "View citator document".

3. Select "Cases referring to this case".

4. You will be able to view the case treatment of that case. 

5. You can also select "Cases considered by this case" to view cases considered by this case.

 

 

Using Case Overviews

1. For some case reports, there are no CaseSignals or citator document. 

2. For such cases, search for the case's Case Overview in the results list of the relevant case search.

3. Select "Cases referring to this case".

4. You will be able to view how other cases have treated the case. 

5. You can also select the other tabs to view different kinds of information. 

 

 

Using "Subscribed Case Citators"

1. Under "Case Law", select "Subscribed Case Citators" and search for the case.

2. Scroll down to view the cases referring to the case. 

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