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Statutes Tutorial Introduction
You will learn what statutes are, how and where statutes are published, how to cite statutes, how to search topically, and how to verify that you have the most current version of a statute.
This tutorial is divided into four main parts:
- Overview describing what statutes are and how they are published
- Finding and updating statutes in print
- Researching statutes in Westlaw Edge
- Researching statutes in Lexis+
For a better understanding of how to formulate searches in Westlaw and Lexis, consult Search Syntax for Advanced Searching.
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Recent Updates to Lexis+ and Westlaw Edge
The videos below were last updated in Fall 2020. Since then a few changes have been made to Lexis+ and Westlaw Edge. The most noticeable are highlighted in this document.
Part 1: Statutes and Their Publication
Part 2: Finding and Updating Statutes in Print
Part 3: Researching Statutes in Westlaw
Part 4: Researching Statutes in Lexis+