Key Numbers in WestlawNext

When WestlawNext originally launched a number of years ago, I found it interesting that Topics and Key Numbers were less visible than they…


WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that "summer" is here, it's time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can…


End of Westlaw Classic

Westlaw recently announced that they will be retiring Westlaw Classic for law school accounts on July 1, 2014.  WestlawNext will then be…


Westlaw or Lexis?

One of the questions students frequently ask me is whether they should use Westlaw or Lexis.  My answer is the always frustrating "both."…


Annotations in WestlawNext

In our first year legal research class, we've recently discussed statutory research.  An annotated code is an extremely useful tool when…


No Westlaw Printers

As summer comes to an end it's time for us to get you caught back up on what you missed while you've been away.  One of the things we…


Farewell Westlaw Printers

As we've mentioned before, Westlaw has decided to discontinue student printing and remove its Westlaw printers from the law school.  While…


Westlaw China

The Law Library has recently subscribed to Westlaw China, Westlaw's online legal database of Chinese law.  Westlaw China contains…


Westlaw Printers

As we announced earlier this school year, Westlaw will be removing its printers this summer.  We're still figuring out an exact date, but…


Lexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg Summer Access

The last legal research classes of the semester will be held today.  While that's likely welcome news for many, it means that the next…


Reprimand for Unauthorized Westlaw Use

A lawyer licensed in Oregon and Hawaii was publicly reprimanded by the Oregon Supreme Court and the Hawaii Supreme Court for continued use…


Goodbye Westlaw Printers in 2013

Last summer we got word that beginning in the summer of 2013 Westlaw would no longer support the Westlaw printers many of our students have…