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ENSP 330: Introduction to Environmental law

research guide for ENSP 330


When looking for cases, it is best to search by the citation because you go directly to the case.

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Looking for: 214 F.3d 483
1. type the citation in the big space labeled - Search
1. Click on All Nexis Uni
2. Choose Cases
3. Type in the case citation

NexisUni Case Citation Search


Searching by case name, usually retrieves many more results which will not be relevant. In addition, how the words are entered (with or without quotes, for example) will change the results.




Several search strategies:
1. and / or
2. Bring the words closer together:
w/5 = only 5 words between
w/3 - w/5 = words will appear in approximately the same phrase
w/15 = words will appear in approximately the same sentence

/p = words have to be within the same paragraph
/s = within the same segment

Was the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s designation of critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog a valid exercise of its authority under the Endangered Species Act? 

"dusky gopher frog" and "critical habitat"

NexisUni Case Natural Language





Google Scholar - Case law

key word/s
can use quotes
To answer the question:
Does the US Fish and Wildlife Service's regulation of the Utah prairie dog exceed its power under the commerce clause?

sample search strategy:
"prairie dog" commerce



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