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How to use Shepard's Citators: About

Use Shepard's citators to track the history of a case or a law

What does "Shepardizing" mean?

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"Shepardizing" is a trademark which describes the process of using Shepard's publications to identify the citation history of a case, statute or regulation.

What are Shepard's Citators?

Shepard's is a tool that help you find the history of a case, statute, regulation and some other legal sources.

Shepard's are available in print and online through the library's NEXIS UNI database (formerly known as theLexisNexis database).