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The standard for legal research

Westlaw Edge is built from decades spent collaborating with customers, combined with the collective brainpower of top legal professionals and best-in-class technology. First-of-its-kind solutions like intelligent document analysis, integrated litigation analytics, and advanced citator warnings expedite legal research tasks that were once incredibly complex and time-consuming.

Westlaw has always been the standard for legal research. Westlaw Edge raises that standard through our commitment to customer-inspired innovation, which has enabled us to go beyond Westlaw’s foundational features to bring you to new levels of thoroughness and efficiency.


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Westlaw Edge saves at least a few minutes for each search that you’re doing, which certainly adds up. Even just saving 5-10 minutes per research assignment can add up to an hour a day.

Unrivaled research capabilities

Westlaw Edge includes access to powerful tools designed to help you complete research tasks in less time without sacrificing accuracy.

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Making it easier to get the right answers right away

Westlaw Edge builds off 150 years of customer-inspired innovation that generations of attorneys have relied on for thorough and accurate research


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Editorial Enhancements

Enhancements such as the Key Number System, Headnotes, and Notes of Decisions make it easier for you to find, validate, and interpret the law.


Access the most comprehensive collection of legal information, backed by a rigorous editorial process, so you can be confident you’ll find what you are looking for.

94% of surveyed respondents agreed with the following statement:

Westlaw Edge has improved the quality of my legal research.”

Source: TechValidate survey of 427 users of Westlaw Edge

Recently recognized

Westlaw Edge was voted #1 legal research provider

The National Law Journal’s Best of 2023 survey

Recently recognized

Westlaw Edge was voted #1 legal research provider

The Recorder’s Best of 2023 survey

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