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Experience the industry's most complete and accurate citator

Be confident you’re relying on valid law

Instantly see whether your case, statute, regulation, or administrative decision is still good law with KeyCite, which indicates negative treatment directly on the face of the document and on a result list.  And now with KeyCite Overruling Risk on Westlaw Edge, you can see when a point of law in your case has been implicitly undermined based on its reliance on an overruled or otherwise invalid prior decision.

With KeyCite on Westlaw and Westlaw Edge, you can:

  • See at a glance the status of a case, statute, regulation, administrative decision, patent or trademark
  • Quickly access citing references, negative treatment and other information related to your selected document
  • Monitor the status of your document and get automatic updates when KeyCite information changes
  • Know immediately when a case has an appeal pending in federal court with KeyCite’s exclusive Federal Notice of Appeal KeyCite flag*

    *KeyCite is the only citator that provides federal appeals notification.

KeyCite Overruling Risk on Westlaw Edge

Trust you’re citing good law with KeyCite Overruling Risk. Only Westlaw Edge has a citator warning that cautions you when a point of law in your case has been implicitly undermined based on its reliance on an overruled or otherwise invalid prior decision. State-of-the-art artificial intelligence identifies bad law that has no direct citations pointing to its invalidity.

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