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Evidence: Primary Sources

Resources available at LaValley Law Library relating to the area of Evidence.

Federal and State Law

Federal Law


State Law

Westlaw Edge Resources

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Key Numbers

Case Law

  • Consult an annotated code to identify cases applying or interpreting a specific law. 
  • Conduct a KeyCite (Westlaw Edge) or Shepard's (LexisNexis) if you have a citation to a case. KeyCite and Shepard's trace the history of the case to which have a citation and later cases that have referred to the case. Cases about the statute will be listed as citing references. 

Locating Case Law on Westlaw

  • Search a single jurisdiction using keywords
  • Search multiple jurisdictions using key words
  • Search of specific areas of Law
  • Search by Key Number

Locating Case Law on Lexis+

  • Browse Topics > Evidence
  • Then follow the instructions to limit the search

National Survey of State Laws (available on HeinOnline)

  • Browse Databases by Category
  • U.S. State
  • National Survey of State Laws
  • Browse Laws by Category OR Browse Laws by Topic

Lexis+ Resources

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Browse Topics > Evidence

Then follow the instructions to further limit your search.