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Westlaw enhancements

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

Research enhancements

Get quick answers to simple legal questions, ensure accurate, thorough research, and find related information.

  • Westlaw Answers
  • Research Recommendations
  • Snapshots

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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 shown above your search results
Westlaw answers
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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
  • Access the stored results easily in your history


Zero-in on related search information.

  • Retrieve 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

Make sure you're covering all the issues and find additional cases you may have missed.

  • Folder Analysis
  • Research Report
  • Shared Notes

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Folder Analysis

Ensure you're considering every issue.

  • 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 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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Westlaw app

Get your legal research on the go

You may know about our award winning iPad app. Now check out 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.

  • Run searches and filter results.
  • Access KeyCite, research history, and favorites
  • Receive customized current awareness updates and view Westlaw alerts
  • Track and follow companies
  • Save, annotate, and view documents online and offline

Get the app

Westlaw App

Voted Best Legal Research app

2016 Best of the National Law Journal 2016 The Best - The Recorder The National Law Journal - 2016 Best of the Midwest