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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

Save time by finding answers instantly on Westlaw. Find answers to common legal queries such as statutes of limitations, elements of claims, and standard definitions without having to dive into a result list.

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Research Recommendations

Ensure you have accurate and thorough research with Research Recommendations by finding additional relevant documents, Key Numbers, and Secondary Sources you may have missed. Refer back to the recommendations later on in your research by accessing the stored results in your history.


Zero-in on related search information on judges, attorneys, experts, companies, and select popular statutes. Simply click on the snapshot summaries that appear on the right-hand side of your search results to dive into more detail.


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

Effortlessly gain deeper visibility into the cases and statutes in your folder. Folder Analysis will identify the legal issues present in a particular folder and suggest additional documents related to those same topics, helping you find the documents you need quickly and confidently.

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Research Report

Easily create and share a professional report summarizing the research in your folders. Navigate your report through Table of Contents links and display all annotations, including shared notes. Edit notes from the summary screen, and utilize the jump to links and Copy with Reference options. When you are ready to share your report, email, print, download, or upload your report to Dropbox.

Shared notes

Bring your colleagues up to speed by seamlessly collaborating through shared notes. With just one click, share all of your notes in a document including inline and document-level notes.

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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

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Westlaw App

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New York Law Journal - Best of 2017 The Recorder - Law Business Technology - Best of 2017 Texas Lawyer - Best of 2017