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Legal briefs

Enhance your research, solidify your case and save hours of time with briefs on Westlaw.

Quickly gain key insights into which arguments prevailed in cases like yours and see how others – including opposing counsel - have argued in prior cases, with legal briefs on Westlaw. We’ve connected the arguments to the history and the people, so no matter how you’re formulating your strategy, or at what point in the research process you begin, all the information you need is readily available in one place.

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  • Access the world’s largest online collection of briefs filed in all 50 states, U.S. Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and more
  • Instantly find the briefs you want with a single search using WestSearch
  • Access related court filings, dockets, case history, and KeyCite references
  • Plus, link to the full text of cited cases, statutes, background information on participating judges and attorneys, and more

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