whats so great about westlaw next??

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dood
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whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby dood » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:22 pm

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truevines
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby truevines » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:32 pm

Google-like interface.
No need to combine sources.
Better arrangements of import features (notes of decisions, history, cited patents, etc).
Also, it makes downloading case PDF files easier.

belkin
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby belkin » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:07 pm

I heard that when you use it in a firm it's like $10 a click or something. But it's supposed to get you better results, quicker, so that you don't need as many clicks.

MTU
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby MTU » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:27 pm

I like how you can add notes in the case, and also how you can store sources by folders.

It makes organizing my research easier.

It also does your BB citations for you with pincites. (though i don't know if it's 100% accurate, probably not.)

rsx
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby rsx » Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:35 pm

When does this roll out?? I didnt know it was available yet

MTU
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby MTU » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:26 pm

rsx wrote:When does this roll out?? I didnt know it was available yet


Depends on your school. Ours has had it for about a month now.

rsx
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby rsx » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:32 pm

MTU wrote:
rsx wrote:When does this roll out?? I didnt know it was available yet


Depends on your school. Ours has had it for about a month now.


Ah, yeah I think we are slated for Jan 2011. Most excited about the Bluebook checking.

sk95
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Re: whats so great about westlaw next??

Postby sk95 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:48 pm

MTU wrote:I like how you can add notes in the case, and also how you can store sources by folders.

It makes organizing my research easier.

It also does your BB citations for you with pincites. (though i don't know if it's 100% accurate, probably not.)


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