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 the only Westlaw platform available to the law school community.  This …

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."  Why?  The fact is that you simply don't have much …

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 doing statutory research because it provides references to cases and secondary sources …

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 announced early on in …

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 we do not yet have a specific date for their removal, it …

Westlaw China

The Law Library has recently subscribed to Westlaw China, Westlaw's online legal database of Chinese law.  Westlaw China contains comprehensive laws, regulations, and cases, as well as selected model contracts and legal journals.  …

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 it will be around June 30.  We wanted to give …