Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

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Which do you use?

Westlaw (regular or Next)
38
86%
Lexis (regular or Advance)
6
14%
 
Total votes: 44

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romothesavior
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Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby romothesavior » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:23 pm

Which do you use more for actual research?

I predict WL wins by a massive margin.

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bk1
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Re: Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby bk1 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:26 pm

Next if I'm doing work. I try to use Lexis every day though to help fund my Amazon addiction.

071816
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Re: Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby 071816 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:26 pm

I use regular Lexis and Westlaw Next. Lexis Advance sucks.

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Judge Philip Banks
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Re: Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:19 pm

WL Next for just about everything, and occasionally WL classic. I've only ever logged into Lexis classic or Lexis Advance a handful of times each.

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TTTLS
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Re: Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby TTTLS » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:25 pm

WL. I'm worried though what will happen win I lose my free access. Isn't Lexis significantly cheaper?

anonymcoffee
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Re: Westlaw v. Lexis (with poll)

Postby anonymcoffee » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:26 pm

WestlawNext is god.

I was talking about the system being down for a bit, and this snot-nosed 1L said "What's Westlaw...it sucks... I love Lexis Advance and Lexis because of all the freebies." Idiot.




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