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Westlaw Classic

Comprehensive legal research for legal professionals

Rely on authoritative content

Access the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of legal information, conforming to rigorous editorial standards.

Improved accuracy in less time

Find the information you need and stop second-guessing your sources, saving hours a week on research tasks.

Make sure you are citing good law

Rely on the most accurate, current information when it comes to invalid or overruled points of law.

Rely on authoritative content

Access the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of legal information, conforming to rigorous editorial standards.

Improved accuracy in less time

Find the information you need and stop second-guessing your sources, saving hours a week on research tasks.

Make sure you are citing good law

Rely on the most accurate, current information when it comes to invalid or overruled points of law.

Essential features included in all plans

Authoritative content

Rigorous editorial process

Rely on the most up-to-date and organized collections of caselaw, statutes, and regulations regularly vetted by a team of expert attorney-editors. 

West Key Number System

Case-finding and issue spotting tool

Pinpoint legal issues and quickly find relevant cases. Rely on arguments that reflect the true nature of the law.

KeyCite

Complete and accurate citator

Work confidently with the ability to quickly verify whether a case, statute, or other legal authority is still good law.

The sources you need in a single platform

Deepen your research with primary law and analytical titles created by expert authors

What’s New

Westlaw Edge

Discover a new standard for thorough and quality legal research

Westlaw Edge combines a legacy of quality and accuracy with the latest AI technology, making it possible to more easily and efficiently complete complex and time-consuming research tasks.

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Get the plan you need for fast, effective legal research.

Get the right tools to fit your firm’s unique needs to research confidently and quickly.

Stay current on matters important to the business with essential features for fast and effective legal research.

Stay up to date with essential features for fast and effective legal research.

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