Westlaw by liuhongmeiyes

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									     Westlaw Campus
                       Case Law

Printable version available at
www.uwf.edu/jdebellis/Westlaw.ppt
                Objectives
At the conclusion of this tutorial you
 should be able to do the following:
   Locate cases affecting your industry in Westlaw
    Campus
   Write a correct APA citation for cases retrieved
    from this database.
Library homepage
Online Databases
Library Homepage
Databases beginning with W
Westlaw Results
Westlaw Campus
Help (FAQ’s)
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    Westlaw features




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                       5—Choose which
                       legal materials to
                       search.




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Basic Search
Results
Morales v. Foodways Inc.
How to cite
          Correct APA citation:

       Morales v. Foodways,
        Inc., 186 A. D. 2d 407
        (N.Y. A. D. 1992).
        Retrieved November
        11, 2008 from Westlaw
        Campus.
Advanced Search
Results
Dukes v. Wal-Mart, Inc.
How to cite
          Correct APA citation:

       Dukes v. Wal-Mart, Inc., 509
         F.3d. 1168 (C.A. 9 (Cal.)
         2007). Retrieved
         November 12, 2008 from
         Westlaw Campus.
More examples
Patterson v. McLean Credit Union
           How to cite

                     Correct APA citation:

                  Patterson v. McLean Credit
                    Union, 491 U.S. 164 (1989).
                    Retrieved November 12, 2008
                    from Westlaw Campus.
Stern v. AT & T Mobility Corp.
          How to cite
                    Correct APA citation:

                 Stern v. AT & T Mobility
                   Corp., 2008 WL 4382796
                   (C. D. Cal. 2008).
                   Retrieved November 12,
                   2008 from Westlaw
                   Campus.
            Citations in review
   Use the Bluebook: a Uniform System of
    Citation to format your citations.
   Supreme Court of the United States:
plaintiff v. defendant, volume# reporter page# (year).
   Retrieved date from Westlaw Campus.
 Other courts:
plaintiff v. defendant, volume# reporter page# (court year).
   Retrieved date from Westlaw Campus
   Not reported in a reporter:
plaintiff v. defendant, year WL #### (court year). Retrieved
   date from Westlaw Campus
                  Thanks!
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    experiencing problems using or citing from
    this database, please contact the instructors
    for assistance.
   Be sure to take the practice quiz to receive
    participation for completing the tutorial

								
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