Westlaw tip: Use synonyms to expand your search

March 17, 2010

From the Westlaw Reference AttorneysIs there a synonym for Thesaurus? To make sure your search terms cover all the different ways a judge might phrase your legal issue, be sure to use synonyms. Click the “Thesaurus” link to the right of the Search box and let Westlaw suggest additional search terms. Also, don’t miss the “Add Related Terms,” “Expand Search,” and “Did You Mean” Smart Tools hiding in the Search area of your Westlaw preferences.

(Provided by West Reference Attorneys)