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    Quick Introduction to WestlawNext Interface


    Westlaw is a legal research system that contains over 40,000 legal databases as well as those related to business.  The databases are all searchable by full text.  Included are primary as well as secondary materials.  These include case law, statutes, administrative materials, treatises, etc.  Superior Court opinions are available on Westlaw within 30 minutes of their release.  Find documents by citation, run a search, check the history of a case or statute, or use the index to find statutes and federal regulations.  Westlaw has free how-to guides, quick reference guides, and research aids in many practice areas.  There are also shortcuts provided for research.

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