og on to Lexis and find 132 S. Ct. 2492 (2012). Cite the case in full, including the case name. Using the Shepardize feature, state which courts other than the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case, such as Court of Appeals or District Courts. Identify those courts specifically.
Then, state how many other cases distinguished this case and cite a case that distinguished this case.
Class, please find some helpful information to use when preparing your written assignment this week.
Log in to Lexis Advance. Copy and paste your citation, 132 S. Ct. 2492, into the search box. Once your case appears, you will be able to identify the name of the parties. Do not abbreviate United States as a party if the geographical unit is the entire name of the party (as opposed to just a part thereof). The partiesâ€™ names should be in italics. The year of decision should be at the end in parentheses.
To find which courts other than the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case, scroll down to â€œCase Summaryâ€ and look under â€œProcedural Posture.â€ There are two courts, other than the U.S. Supreme Court, that heard the case.
Using the Shepardize feature, state how many other cases distinguished this case and cite a case that distinguished this case. You can find out how many as follows: From the page where your case is, look at the right column and click on â€œShephardize this document.â€ After clicking on it, you will see a column on the left side. Click on â€œciting decisions.â€ You will see under â€œAnalysisâ€ how many cases were distinguished. Click on that link to find a case that distinguished this case. You will see a list of all the cases. Pick one