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What's new on Westlaw

We continually invest in Westlaw, so you can find exactly
what you are looking for, quickly and confidently.

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Research enhancements

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Research Recommendations

Ensure accurate and thorough research.

  • See legal-issue patterns in your document interactions during your session
  • Find additional relevant documents and Key Numbers recommended from our editorial tools and common usage patterns
  • Easily access the stored results in your history
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Westlaw answers

Westlaw Answers

Get quick answers to simple legal questions.

  • Get specific answers to common types of legal questions
  • Click on links to authoritative court decisions
  • View questions appearing in type-ahead display, with the answers appearing above your search results


Zero-in on related search information.

  • Quickly access information on attorneys, judges, experts, companies, and select popular statutes
  • Click on links to more detailed information in Profiler, Company Investigator, and Statutes

Folder enhancements

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Folder Analysis

Make sure you're considering all the issues.

  • Identify the legal issues present through automatic analysis of cases in a folder
  • View additional cases recommended to you
  • See a visual representation of issues
  • Navigate documents by issue
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Research Report

Consolidate your work in an easily
shared report.

  • Create a professional report summarizing research in your folder
  • Navigate your report with Table of Contents links
  • Display all annotations, including shared notes
  • Edit Notes from the summary screen, and then jump to links available there and Copy with Reference
  • Email, print, download, or Dropbox your report

Shared notes

Bring your colleagues up to speed.

  • Collaborate easily through shared notes
  • Share inline or document-level notes
  • Share all your notes in a document - with one click
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Convenient mobile app

You may know about our award winning iPad app – now we'd like to introduce our Westlaw app for the iPhone. It helps you stay current on news and practice areas, assists you on tracking companies, and much more. The download is free to subscribers at the iTunes Store.

"Westlaw's iPhone app is the #bombdiggity"

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