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  • BUS 241 / Business Law: Shepardizing

    What is Shepardizing?

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

    Legal citators are tools that help you find the history of a case, statute, regulation and some other legal sources.

    A Shepard's report for case law could include the following information:

    • Case name, citation, court designation, and year
    • Prior case history and subsequent appellate history (direct history, and one level of indirect history, if any)
    • Shepard's editorial treatment analysis codes
    • Citing references

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