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Locating 50-State Surveys

This guide is intended to help you identify sources for precompiled 50-state surveys.

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50-State Surveys

Lexis (available to Stanford Law School users by personal name and password) has 50 state surveys available on a variety of topics.

To access the surveys, type "50 state surveys" in the search box.  Then select "LexisNexis® 50-State Surveys: Statutes & Regs."

Next, you can browse by your topic of interest or run a search across all of the surveys.  You can expand any of the topics listed.

To run a search across all of the state surveys, enter your search terms in the search box.

State Law Comparison Tool

The State Law Comparison Tool in Lexis Practice Advisor® allows you to efficiently compare laws across multiple states for a variety of practice areas and topics.

To produce a comparison document, start by selecting the "Practical Guidance" icon located on the lefthand side of the Lexis+ homepage.

Then, select "State Law Comparison Tool."

From there, you can select a practice area and topic, jurisdiction(s), and questions for your report.