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Westlaw Today is a new legal news service from Westlaw. It provides legal news stories from a variety of sources, including Reuters, The Hill, CQ Roll Call, Practical Law, and JD Supra. There are also news stories that are written specifically for Westlaw Today, along with more in-depth attorney analysis pieces.
You can find Westlaw Today by clicking on the arrow next to the Westlaw Edge logo when you are logged in to Westlaw. The default view for Westlaw Today displays the top news stories for the day. That view can be changed to show the top stories for a certain practice area.
Users can subscribe to a variety of different subject-oriented daily email news feeds. You can also get email alerts on a particular company. In addition, you can also subscribe to breaking news email alerts and the Daily Docket. The Daily Docket provides information on recent opinions, decisions, and arguments as well as information about law firms and general legal news and analysis pieces.
Practice Areas Covered by Westlaw Today
Instructions for Westlaw Today
A. Sign in to Westlaw Today.
B. Notice the following: (1) top stories of the day are provided in the default view; (2) you can change the feed to display stories relating to a particular practice area; and (3) you can sign up for practice-area specific email alerts.
C. Please see the following: (1) You can sign up for one or more topical email alerts, and those alerts can be combined into a single email. (2) You can also set up an alert for information regarding a specific company. (3) In addition, the Daily Docket and breaking news are also available. (4) Finally, you can unsubscribe to all or part of your selections.