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Finding a Business Case

How to Find a Business Case
Website: Nielsen Library -> Research Guides -> Finding a Business Case

Go to Nexis Uni

1. Figure out a topic

Keywords to use:

drug abuse, intellectual property, Alien Tort Statute, human rights violations
drug manufactures, Universities, Construction, automobile manufactures
v. Company, v. Inc, Apple, Inc. General Motors

appeals court, supreme court

2. Search Nexis Uni - Guided Search - Cases - ..about
Nielsen Library -> Articles & Databases -> Most Popular Databases -> Nexis Uni

  • Nexis Uni contains only appellate level and above court cases.
  • Do not search the big box; click on the Cases box in the Guided Search area
  • Look at the Overview box beneath the case number for a case summary.
  • Click on the case number and the Printer-friendly view icon to find the case’s length.

3. Understand your Case

Advanced Tips

Google Scholar

  • Limit results to Case law.
  • Limit by Any time Since for more recent cases.
  • Look for company name, opinion, and length.
  • Copy the citation at the top of the case you want [Example: 941 F.Supp. 528 (1996)] and paste it into Nexis Uni.