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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


Find answers faster

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, Key Numbers, and Secondary Sources recommended from our editorial tools and common usage patterns
  • Access the stored results easily in your history

Snapshots

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
Snapshots

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 and statutes in a folder
  • View additional cases and statutes 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

With the award-winning Westlaw mobile app, you can continue research started in one place on any device – anytime, anywhere. The download is free to subscribers at the iTunes Store.

  • Run searches and filter results
  • Access KeyCite, research history, folders and favorites
  • Print, email and download documents
  • Receive customized current awareness updates and view Westlaw alerts
  • Track and follow companies

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