WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: New Topics in the Key Number System on Westlaw Next

Sep 30, 2013 By: Amy Boley

The law is dynamic and continually evolving, and so is the West Key Number System® on WestlawNext®. As areas of law grow and change, attorney-editors reclassify headnotes and revise or create new Topics and Key Numbers.

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: New Topics in the Key Number System on Westlaw Next

Jul 15, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

The law is dynamic and continually evolving, and so is the Key Number System® on WestlawNext™. As topics grow and evolve, attorney-editors

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Best of 2012: Using Key Numbers to Find Similar Cases on a Legal Issue

Jan 28, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

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: Best of 2012: Using the West Key Number System

Jan 21, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

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

WestlawNext Q&A: Streamlined searches

Mar 2, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Q: Is there an easier way to identify key numbers relevant to my issue without having to sort through the thousands of

Westlaw tip: Use the Synopsis and Digest fields to narrow your results

Sep 22, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The Synopsis and Digest fields restrict your query to the synopsis and the headnotes of the decision. For example, the query sy,di(zoo /p animal) returns only about 15% of the results for the query zoo /p animal.

WestlawNext Q&A: Working without directory links, and other topics

Jul 26, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

In what order do the results on KeyCite Negative History appear? Why are there two search boxes on the Key Number page? West Reference Attorneys provide the answers to these and other questions from real WestlawNext users.

Westlaw tip: Start a search with Key Numbers

Jun 3, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

Want to search cases, but don’t know where to start? Try searching for a Key Number to jump-start your research.