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Researching Secondary Law Sources


Lexis Advance US Research

Lexis Advance US Research is one of the world's largest legal databases. It contains primary and secondary materials from all over the world, however its main focus is material from the USA.

Note: Lexis Advance US Research will replace

Searching Lexis Advance US Research

From the homepage, select the 'Secondary Materials' link, then select 'Law Reviews and Journals'

Lexis US home


You can now search across US Journals using the main search bar, or select 'Advanced Search' for more efficient searches

Lexis Advance US Research results

Here is an example of a search for the terms evidence and confidential, within two words of each other. Using these types of terms and connectors can make your results more relevant.





You can narrow your results using the filters in the left panel. For example you can choose a jurisdiction, or a date range.

You can also add more terms to your current search, or change how your results are sorted (using the drop down menu on the right).


Click on a result to open the article. Use the top menu to save, print, download and more. NOTE: the citation is not in AGLC format.