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Why do legal professionals like you trust Westlaw?

Industry-leading legal research tools that enable you to work accurately, efficiently, and with confidence.

  • Accuracy
    Rigorous editorial standards ensure the most up-to-date, connected, and organized collections of case law, statutes, and regulations.
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    Time-saving research tools powered by industry-leading technology and editorial enhancements.
  • Confidence
    The only citator that works for all state regulations, consistently identifies statutes invalidated by case law, and notifies of proposed amendments to regulations.

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Primary Law

Access foundational resources, including cases, statutes, regulations, legislative materials, and more to gain an understanding of your legal issue.

Secondary Sources

Leverage premier analytical titles to get up to speed in new areas of the law or revisit familiar ones.

Litigation Materials

Get fully integrated briefs, pleadings, motions, and memoranda, and dockets.

Rely on the industry's most complete and accurate citator to ensure you rely on good law.

Key Number System
Use the most comprehensive and widely used indexing system for caselaw.


View concise summaries of the points of law discussed in a case.

Intelligent document analysis
Find highly relevant authority that traditional research may have missed with Quick Check.

Data-driven insights
Get data-driven insights on judges, courts, attorneys, law firms, and case types with Litigation Analytics.

Citation safeguards
Keycite Overruling Risk cautions you when a point of law has been implicitly undermined.

Next-generation search
WestSearch Plus offers predictive research suggestions to deliver the most relevant information for your legal issue.

Statutes and regulations tracking
See how any two statutes or regulations have changed over time with Statutes Compare and Regulations Compare.

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