Lexis+ Tip of the Week: Shepardize or Compromize

LEXIS+ TIP:  When you want to cite a case with confidence, turn to Shepard’s to validate your research. Shepard’s was developed in 1873 by Frank Shepard. It has been trusted by legal professionals for almost 150 years – longer than any other citator.

LEARN IT [short video]:  https://youtu.be/zbnduug44-s

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: Which 7th Circuit case criticized a holding in A&M Records v. Napster, Inc. 239 F.3d 1004?


  1. Shepardize 239 F.3d 1004  [search terms = shep: 239 F.3d 1004]
  2. Click the Shepard’s report “Citing Decisions” link at the top of the screen
  3. On the left, narrow by Analysis: Caution > Criticized by
  4. Narrow further by Court: Federal > 7th Circuit cases
  5. Review the list
  6. OR- Go directly there: https://bit.ly/3GoJXEy

ANSWER: In re Aimster Copyright Litig.


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Marva L. Woods, Esq.

Paralegal Program Manager
LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Phone 804-467-9340

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