What are the basic steps for using Legal Topics for case searching on LexisNexis Academic?
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Select Advanced Options and change Content to Federal & State Cases
Select Look up Index Terms
At the "Add Topics" screen, options include entering your selection in the Find Terms box or Change Index using the drop-down to make your selection
Selecting one of the indexes (Company, Industry, Subject, Geography, People) will trigger changes in the Look-up Options (over Find Terms box) and may provide you with one or more options: Find (type in box), Hierarchy (drill down list), Alphabet (alphabetical listing).
Make your selection and click OK-add to search. Your selection will automatically be inserted in the Advanced Options search form and you are now ready to resume your search.
When finished, click Apply (at bottom of screen) and then on Search.