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October 18, 2010

Westlaw News & InsightHave you ever searched for timely legal news online, only to stumble into a pit filled with 12 angry bloggers? The Internet may make it easier to keep up with new developments in your practice area, but it also provides a handy megaphone for anyone with a laptop and an ax to grind.

Now, Westlaw has a better way to get the legal news you need – no subscription required. It’s called “Westlaw News & Insight,” and it integrates exclusive Reuters news, high-value Westlaw material, and original content created by a dedicated editorial team – including featured analysis from Westlaw Journal and Aspatore contributing authors.

Westlaw News & Insight is a family of websites designed to help attorneys keep pace in four key practice areas:

Westlaw News & Insight features news written especially for legal audiences by Reuters journalists. It also incorporates featured court documents and cases selected by experienced editors, along with highlighted audio and video clips of trial and appellate court proceedings. There’s even a Court Wire live feed of the most recently filed cases.

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Here’s a taste of what you’ll find on Westlaw News & Insight (National Litigation):

Barack Obama and Joe Biden (REUTERS) US judge allows states’ healthcare suit to proceed
MIAMI, Oct 14 (Reuters Legal) – Twenty U.S. states can proceed with their lawsuit seeking to overturn President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare reform law, a Florida judge ruled on Thursday.
eggs in supermarket case (REUTERS) Salmonella-tainted eggs spur nationwide class action
Two Iowa farms at the center of the summertime recall of more than 500 million eggs possible tainted with salmonella are facing a national consumer class-action suit in Chicago federal court.
California wildfire (REUTERS) Contractors pay government $5.4 million in forest fire case
Two construction contractors will pay the government a total of $5.4 million to settle a lawsuit claiming they negligently caused a fire that burned 63,000 acres in California.

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