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Well?

Yes
 7 (38.9%)
Without a Doubt
 1 (5.6%)
Of Course
 1 (5.6%)
I hate DOWNY
 0 (0%)
He's also a real jerk
 2 (11.1%)
Please make DOWNY Go away
 1 (5.6%)
I hope DOWNY gets hit by a truck
 6 (33.3%)

Total Members Voted: 12

Author Topic: Lexis or WestLaw?  (Read 1036 times)

racheles05

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Re: Lexis or WestLaw?
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2006, 08:43:06 AM »
I prefer them both for different reasons. For me, Lexis is a little easier to use for primary case law and I prefer their headnotes system. The annotated statutes are organized better. I also prefer the case briefs in Lexis. I find that searching secondary authority is easier for me in Westlaw. Also, the Research Train is better than the History in Lexis.

LoverOfWomen

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Re: Lexis or WestLaw?
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2006, 10:24:11 AM »
I prefer them both for different reasons. For me, Lexis is a little easier to use for primary case law and I prefer their headnotes system. The annotated statutes are organized better. I also prefer the case briefs in Lexis. I find that searching secondary authority is easier for me in Westlaw. Also, the Research Train is better than the History in Lexis.

Good post.

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Re: Lexis or WestLaw?
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2006, 03:52:36 PM »
haha. "Westlaw whore."

LoverOfWomen

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Re: Lexis or WestLaw?
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2006, 11:19:30 PM »
haha. "Westlaw whore."

Lexis sounds like a better name for a whore.