Shawn G. Nevers

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

430 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Don't Underestimate the Importance of Statutes

Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 18-19, October 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 2,064 (7,541)

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legal research, statutes, index, annotations, legal research instruction, statutory research

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Legal Research: The Importance of Legal Research

Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp.19-20, April 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 May 2013
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 1,896 (8,727)

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legal research, importance, Lincoln, legal analysis

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Smart Researchers Save Time by Starting with Legal Treatises

Student Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 8-9, December 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 1,410 (14,020)

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legal research, legal treatises

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Legal Encyclopedias: Research ‘Well Begun’

Student Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 12-13, October 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 928 (26,159)

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legal research, legal encyclopedias

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Citators: The Power Tools of Legal Research

Student Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 6, pp. 8-9, February 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 821 (31,170)

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Citators, Shepard's, KeyCite, Legal Research

6.

Legal Research Readings to Inspire and Inform Students

Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 17, No. 6, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 821 (31,170)

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legal research, legal research instruction, annotated bibliography, CALR

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Legal Research: Becoming a Better Online Researcher

Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp.17-18, February 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Mar 2012
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 713 (37,747)

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legal research, online searching, Westlaw, Lexis, online research

8.

Legal Research: Litigation Practice Materials

Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 15-16, September 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 631 (44,553)

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legal research, litigation, forms, PACER, practice materials

9.

Free and Low-Cost Research Resources for Any Budget

Student Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 8, 10-11, April 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 419 (74,386)

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legal research, free, low-cost, Loislaw, VersusLaw, Casemaker, Fastcase, Google Scholar

10.

Observations for Summer Research Success

Student Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 8, pp. 22-23, April 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 405 (77,428)

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legal research, summer jobs, tips, law students

11.

Getting to Know Administrative Decisions

Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 21-22, December 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Feb 2012
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 376 (84,363)

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legal research, administrative law, administrative decisions, federal agencies

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Legal Research: Restatements: An Influential Secondary Source

Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 19-20, October 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 336 (95,927)

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Restatements, ALI, American Law Institute, legal research, legal research instruction, WestlawNext, Lexis Advance

13.

Legal Research: Transactional Law Research

Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 6, pp.18-19, February 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Apr 2013
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 217 (151,081)

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transactional law, transactional lawyers, corporate, legal research, EDGAR, Practical Law Company, PLC, Bloomberg Law, precedents, mergers and acquisitions, securities

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Legal Research: Lexis Advance

Student Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 18-20, April 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 215 (152,393)

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LexisNexis, Lexis Advance, legal research, CALR, Westlaw, WestlawNext, legal research instruction

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Legislative History: The Search for Legislative Intent

Student Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 18-21, February 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Mar 2011
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 211 (155,114)

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legal research, legislative history, legislative intent, committee reports, hearings, bills

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Legal Research: Becoming a Cost-Effective Researcher

Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp.18-19, December 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 185 (175,109)

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legal research, costs, cost-effective, Lexis, Westlaw, Google Scholar, Fastcase, Casemaker

17.

Thorough Academic Legal Research Will Improve Your Papers

Student Lawyer, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 8-9, October 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 176 (183,079)

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legal research, academic legal research, research papers, law librarians

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WestlawNext: Westlaw's Next Generation Research System

Student Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 12-13, December 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 164 (194,519)

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Legal Research, WestlawNext, Westlaw, CALR, Law Librarianship

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Local Ordinances: The Often Overlooked Laws

Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 17-18, February 2014
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 127 (239,339)

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legal research, ordinances, municipal law, local government law

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Candy, Points, and Highlighters: Why Librarians, Not Vendors, Should Teach CALR to First-Year Students

Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, p. 757, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 126 (240,726)

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CALR, legal research, computer-assisted legal research, legal research instruction

21.

A Golden Opportunity: Legal Research Simulation Courses

AALL Spectrum, Volume 20, No. 4, pp. 18-21
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 May 2016
Leslie Anne Street and Shawn G. Nevers
Katherine R. Everett Law Library and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 125 (242,136)

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legal research, simulation course, ABA Standards, experiential course, 303, 304, law librarians

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The Practitioners’ Council: Connecting Legal Research Instruction and Current Legal Research Practice

Law Library Journal, Vol. 103, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Shawn G. Nevers and David Armond
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University
Downloads 125 (242,136)

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legal research, practitioners’ council, instruction, advisory board, legal research pedagogy

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Promote Your Electronic Resources: How to Get More Bang for Your E-Resource Buck

AALL Spectrum, Vol. 11, No. 4, April 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 121 (248,153)

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electronic resources, marketing, promotion, law libraries

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The Shadow Code: Statutory Notes in the United States Code

112 Law Library Journal (2020 Forthcoming), BYU Law Research Paper No. 20-10
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2020
Shawn G. Nevers and Julie Graves Krishnaswami
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 113 (262,439)

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legal research, U.S. Code, United States Code, statutory notes, statutes, legislation

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 55
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Taming Legal Information Overload

Student Lawyer, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 18-19, April 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Aug 2014
Shawn G. Nevers
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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legal research, information overload, terms and connectors, research plan, secondary sources, law librarians