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How do I use Westlaw?: Locating a specific case

Introduction to the Westlaw platform and how to conduct legal research. The focus is on non-us law.

Steps

Launch the database, Westlaw

Click on ‘International Materials’ on the right side of the screen.

Go to Content Type > Cases on the right side of the screen.

Enter the parties name or any keywords into the search bar

Alternatively use the advanced search to search by document fields or by more precise terms. 

Locating Cases: Other Guides and Tips

Locating case law

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