Using the West Key Numbers System

Mar 21, 2017 By: Silvia Fejka

Every legal researcher’s goal is to find the best way to zero in on a particular legal issue and quickly find on-point

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Finding Templates for Statutes

Oct 15, 2012 By: Jessica Nelson

Do you ever want to find a statute but don’t know the citation format? WestlawNext® has find templates that let you easily

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Accessing Historical Versions of Statutes

Oct 8, 2012 By: Jessica Nelson

Legal research often requires us to find prior laws. For example, you may need to view the statute that was in effect

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Table of Contents Delivery

Oct 1, 2012 By: Jessica Nelson

Tables of Contents on WestlawNext® makes it easy to quickly deliver multiple documents or an outline of an entire chapter within a

The Westlaw editorial process for Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, part 4 (Key Numbers)

Sep 20, 2012 By: Robin Gernandt

Key Number Classification In the far southeastern corner of the second floor of Thomson Reuters’ D Building in Eagan, Minnesota, in an

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Viewing and Printing the Key Number Hierarchy

May 14, 2012 By: Kim Ellenberg

The West Key Number System® organizes the universe of caselaw into topics (e.g., Contracts, Criminal Law, Patents, etc). Each of those topics

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: WestSearch Takes Key Numbers to the Next Level

May 7, 2012 By: Kim Ellenberg

The West Key Number System® is one of the most important components of WestSearch®, the world’s most advanced legal search engine. Because

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Using the West Key Number System

Apr 30, 2012 By: Kim Ellenberg

The West Key Number System® is the master classification system of U.S. law and widely regarded as the cornerstone of effective legal

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Using Key Numbers to Find Similar Cases on a Legal Issue

Apr 23, 2012 By: Kim Ellenberg

Did you know that West attorney-editors have been editing, organizing, and classifying the law for over 100 years? Under the West Key

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Top Tips of 2011: Searching With WestSearch and Descriptive Terms

Feb 6, 2012 By: Kim Ellenberg

A major challenge of issue-based legal research is that most legal search engines are very literal.

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