WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Introducing Westlaw Next Practitioner Insights

March 18, 2013

Tip of the Week

Current events and related legal developments have a significant impact on the decisions you make every day. WestlawNext Practitioner Insights™ provides a single access point you can rely on for comprehensive information and expert analysis to help you stay informed and up to date with your practice area.

You can quickly access a Practitioner Insights page from the News and Insights from REUTERS widget on the home page. Click on the dropdown menu to choose the practice area you want to go to.

News and Insights from REUTERS widget on the home page

You can also access a Practitioner Insights page by clicking on the Topics tab. Then click on one of the six topics: Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, or Securities.

Topics tab

A dedicated team of attorney-editors monitors each practice area to deliver the most important insights and analysis of the day.

Each Practitioner Insights page has the following sections and widgets:


Top news and insights from a team of attorneys and reporters that are focused on the practice area rotate at the top of the page. Reuters Legal delivers exclusive insights you will only find on WestlawNext®.


Expert legal analysis on emerging developments from trusted sources including:

  • Westlaw® Daily Briefings
  • Wolters Kluwer Daily Reporting Suite
  • CQ Roll Call Washington Briefings
  • Westlaw Journals
  • And more

This section delivers concise, information-packed articles, making it easy to stay up to date.

Most Popular Analysis

This section displays the most viewed documents from the News and Insights section and the Analysis section in the last 30 days. Knowing what has been viewed the most ensures you are not missing important developments.


The browse section gives you access to the core content from WestlawNext including primary law, secondary sources, litigation materials and forms. You can search all of this content globally by using the all-in-one search box at the top of the page. You can also select content to browse to find exactly the source you need.

My Alerts

The My Alerts widget displays alert results from the News and Insight and Analysis sections. Click Customize to add your email address to deliver these alerts directly to your inbox. Click on the bell icon to access all of your alerts on WestlawNext.

Featured Legal Filings

Featured Legal Filings contains summaries from attorney-editors of recent court filings or orders relevant to the practice area. Clicking on the linked title to a summary will open the underlying filing.

Use the Search within results box to enter a search

Make any Practitioner Insights page your Start Page. Click on the Make this My Start Page link at the top to start each day “in the know.” You can also save a page as a Favorite by clicking on the star.

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