Why You Should Start With Notes of Decisions

Dec 1, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

Notes of Decisions are short summaries of cases interpreting a particular aspect of the statute or rule and can quickly help you find what you need

Tip of the Week: Why WestlawNext?

Sep 29, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

WestlawNext has many resources beyond cases, statutes, and secondary sources. Knowing what they are, where to find them, and how to use them can greatly increase your research efficiency.

Searching Secondary Sources More Efficiently

Aug 29, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

Finding the document you need within Secondary Sources may take time. Here are some tips to make this process easier.

Find Cases Faster: How to Search Editorial Enhancements On WestlawNext

Jun 24, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

The vast majority of cases on WestlawNext have already been read, summarized, and classified according to topic. Follow the strategies below to research more efficiently.

How to Find Jury Instructions on WestlawNext

Apr 29, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

WestlawNext has model or standard jury instructions for most jurisdictions. Here are some tips for finding them.

Using WestlawNext to find amendments to statutes

Mar 18, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

While the credits field of a statute lists the years in which a particular statute was amended, it does not provide the

Tip of the Week: How to Find Treaties on WestlawNext

Jan 27, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

WestlawNext contains a wealth of treaties to which the United States is a party, as well as many other countries’ international agreements. Here are some tips to help you find the treaty you are looking for.

Performing a Law Review/Journal Preemption Check on WestlawNext

Dec 12, 2013 By: Ben Petersburg

One of the hardest decisions you’ll likely make as a member of a law review or journal is selecting a topic about