What is Westlaw training?

WestlawNext is the next generation complete legal research system that dramatically improves research efficiency, productivity, and confidence. The user will learn how to manage and share their search results using Research History and the new annotating and Foldering functionality.

What is Westlaw used for?

Westlaw is an online legal research service and proprietary database for lawyers and legal professionals available in over 60 countries.

How do I access my Westlaw questions?

To access a comprehensive list of content included in your organization’s Westlaw subscription, select My Content under the Profile icon in the top right corner of the Westlaw homepage. Or, contact customer service at 1-800-328-4880, open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (CT).

Which is cheaper Lexis or Westlaw?

In a nutshell, Westlaw is known to be more expensive than LexisNexis. The company’s market share dominance and the preference for its Key Number System and headnotes likely contribute to the pricing premium.

Is Cryptocurrency a form of property Westlaw?

Although the UCC does not define or classify cryptocurrency, it would appear to be a general intangible, the catch-all category of personal property that does not fall into any other category.

What Westlaw Next?

WestlawNext® was created for legal professionals by legal professionals – built upon our trusted expertise and industry-defining technology that separate us from other research services. KeyCite® is the industry’s most complete, accurate, up-to- the-minute citation service.

How do you Shepardize on Westlaw?

“Shepardize” a Case: Westlaw KeyCite

  1. Find a case; go to the full text of case.
  2. Top of screen should have a brief note that states if the case is overruled, superseded, etc.
  3. KeyCite information is under the tabs Negative Treatment, History, and Citing References.
  4. Click tab for Negative Treatment to see if still good law.

Where can I get a Westlaw certification online?

The certification program consists of three courses, Westlaw 101, 201, and 301, and can be taken online or at various law school campuses. Unfortunately, access to this program is restricted to students currently enrolled in legal programs at subscribing schools.

Where can I get a WestlawNext fact sheet?

A wide variety of Quick Reference Cards, Guides and Fact Sheets are available online at Customer Learning Centre Join us for an online webinar giving an overview of the key content and functions of WestlawNext Canada. Held weekly.

How does Westlaw work with the law schools?

Westlaw has always worked closely with law schools to integrate itself into the education process, providing heavily discounted services to law students. This means that a lot of legal professionals will already have extensive experience with the system before they even graduate.

How do I access new content on Westlaw?

Use the My Account portal to review West Account balances and invoices, make payments, check order status, and request a reshipment or return. You can also manage users’ access to Westlaw, Business Law Solutions, Thomson Reuters CLEAR, Practical Law and more. How do I access new content on Westlaw?