Westlaw UK

Insight on Westlaw UK

Posted on 19 December 2012 by Matthew Davies

A new online legal encyclopedia has been added to Westlaw UK . Written by experts, including practitioners and academics, Westlaw UK’s Insight is described as an “ever-evolving and growing online legal encyclopaedia that aims to provide a comprehensive statement of the law in the United Kingdom. Covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland…by providing succinct up-to-date,
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My Westlaw UK and My Folders

Posted on 1 February 2012 by Matthew Davies

Westlaw have launched two new features for Westlaw UK users. My Westlaw UK will allow users to set up an individual profile that allows you to access and receive: Alerts – from over 100 pre-selected subject areas (remember that LexisLibrary – http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/resources/guides/database/law020.pdf – also provide alerts and scheduled searches) RSS Feeds – daily RSS feeds
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Index of Legal Terms added to Westlaw UK

Posted on 1 February 2012 by Matthew Davies

The Index of Legal Terms has been added to Westlaw UK. The Index of Legal Terms contains the contents of Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases, Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law and Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary as well as the statutory definitions that form part of Westlaw UK Legislation documents. All content is interlinked
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Westlaw’s new Jurisdictional View

Posted on 20 December 2011 by Matthew Davies

Westlaw UK has reorgansied it Legislation database by the addition of a ‘Jurisdictional View’ feature which means that the Browse section of the Legislation database is now arranged by jurisdiction – UK, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (fully consolidated Northern Irish legislation has been added to Westlaw UK) and then broken down into the type
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Westlaw UK Appeal Status Tracker

Posted on 30 August 2011 by Matthew Davies

Westlaw UK has added an Appeal Status Tracker which enables users to track cases on appeal to the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) or the Supreme Court. With the Appeal Status Tracker comes a new “Appeal Outstanding” status icon which will appear next to search results and at the top of Cases Analysis Documents so
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Westlaw UK – changes and additions

Posted on 30 April 2010 by Matthew Davies

The ‘Commentary’ tab in Westlaw UK has been changed to ‘Books’. Please note that exactly the same titles are held under the Books tab as were found under the Commentary tab. However, the new books section includes a new layout and new functionality which allows users to select the entire list of titles to search or pick
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Westlaw UK – recent enhancements

Posted on 18 March 2010 by Matthew Davies

Case Analysis documents on Westlaw UK have been enhanced by the following additions: Summary – a concise summary of the facts of the case. Related Cases – a list of other cases heard between the same parties, but on different points of law or before supra-national courts. All Cases Cited and Key Cases Citing –
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Prospective law now on Westlaw UK

Posted on 12 January 2010 by Matthew Davies

Consolidated versions of prospective law are now available, to search and view, for Acts from 2004 onwards on Westlaw UK. Key pre-2004 Acts will also have prospective versions available and the remaining prospective law will be rolled out on an ongoing basis. At the same time four new legislation status icons have been introduced to
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New Annotated Statutes Service on Westlaw UK

Posted on 6 August 2009 by Matthew Davies

A new Annotated Statutes Service is now live on Westlaw UK. The new service aims to provide a greater understand of legislation. In a legislation search results list an A indicates that the legislation has been annotated. As you are aware there is to be a new medical education centre on the Heath Park site
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