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PS 3530: Legal Writing and Research: KeyCiting & Shepardizing

Westlaw's KeyCite Flags

Online Citators -- KeyCite (Westlaw) and Shepard's (LexisNexis)

Online citators are useful for finding case history, statute history, parallel citations, and primary and secondary sources for specific topics. The top two legal databases use their own exclusive citator method: Westlaw uses the KeyCite method and LexisNexis uses the Shepard's Citation method.

One of the best explanation guides is: What Is a Citator, Shepardizing, and KeyCiting?