Westlaw

Halloween Headnotes from Westlaw

Some spooktacular headnotes from Westlaw below. Halloween jokes aside, headnotes are a great way to find cases on similar legal issues using a simple clicking interface to access a robust indexing system. Typically West headnotes don't have cartoons either but the West "headnote of the day" email update includes some humorous sketches to go with unlikely points of law. Thanks to Sue Zago for the great finds. 

WestlawNext Now Available for Attorney Members

WestlawNext is now available for attorney members at the law library. Classic is also still available. Content remains the same on Next but it is in a different format. Information about the attorney membership program is available here.

Westlaw Printers are Leaving UNH Law

The two Westlaw printers on the first floor of the library are leaving tomorrow. Lexis printers will remain and printing will remain free. Printing Westlaw documents will still be possible using regular law school printers but it will not be free. Additionally, folders on WestlawNext and LexisNexis make it easier than ever to save documents and reduce the need to print out material.

Please stop by the library if you have any questions.

 

IT'S TODAY : Summer Research Survival

Next Friday, 4/12,  at 3:15pm beginning in the Rich Room is Summer Research Survival.  Learn the top research tools, tasks and approaches used at summer positions and externships as reported to us by students who have gone before you. One way to differentiate yourself  is to have good research skills so you are considered someone who provides solutions in legal settings.  

Plenary Session

Westlaw in Trouble AGAIN!

A report from our friends at SpicyIP. Seems West might be getting their cases from all the wrong places?

The District Judge of Lucknow has passed an interim injunction against Thomson Reuters and its Indian operations Westlaw and Indlaw – Defendants, for infringing the copyright of Eastern Book Company’s (EBC)-Plaintiffs, law report, Supreme Court Cases (SCC). 

Summer Access to Westlaw, LexisNexis and BloombergLaw

Your Westlaw and LexisNexis passwords will only have limited summer access unless you renew. You can renew your passwords if you meet certain criteria.

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You may renew your Westlaw password if you meet any of these categores:

TODAY: Cost Effective Legal Research

How does legal research really work outside of law school? What does "in plan" mean? The library is presenting a bite-sized afternoon of cost effective legal research training. Stay for one, two, three, four, or all presentations. All events are taking place in the OTC (library classroom, first floor). Pizza is from Constantly Pizza. (full schedule below)