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Westlaw Citation Search 20100116
This search-engine add-on can be used to perform the Find Citation function in Westlaw to retrieve cases, statutes, law review & journal articles, etc. Must be signed in to a valid Westlaw account with appropriate subscription access.
About this Add-on
To use this add-on, first sign-in to your Westlaw account.
Then, simply enter the citation you wish to retrieve (in any format recognized by Westlaw). Examples:
17 USC 101
488 F2d 754
95 Va. L. Rev. 2129
va stat s 8.01-328.1
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Legal Notice: Westlaw® and the related logos are trademarks of Thomson Reuters®. The name and logos are used merely to identify the service with which this add-on works. This add-on is NOT sponsored, endorsed, authorized, provided by, or associated with Westlaw® or Thomson Reuters®.
7/15/2010: The user "Big_W" gave this add-on numerous one-star reviews, alleged that the description of this add-on as "OpenSearch compliant" is "false and misleading," and ranted about Westlaw not being "open source." But "Big_W" confuses the technical term "OpenSearch" with the concept of "open source" (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source_software). "OpenSearch is a collection of simple formats for the sharing of search results. The OpenSearch description document format can be used to describe a search engine so that it can be used by search client applications." (See: http://www.opensearch.org/Home and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenSearch.) In fact, Firefox search add-ons are automatically rejected if they are not OpenSearch compliant. (See: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/pages/validation.)
Version 20081105: Originally released as v0.5 in Spring 2007.
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