WestLawNext Pinpoint Citations

rutter_wn Available only on WestLawNext, the pinpoint citation search allows the user to search directly for the page in case where the issue or citation the user is looking for is discussed.
To retrieve a specific page, simply type the citation with the pinpoint page as the final number instead of the first page of the case. If you are looking for a case with the citation of 131 S. Ct. 2541 and your pinpoint page is 2557, simply enter the citation as 131 S. Ct. 2557. The system will automatically take you to that page. A green arrow will show you where on the page your case is cited. However, as a matter of principle and good legal research, it is always important to read, or at skim, the entire case to make sure it really says what your pinpoint search appears to give you.
If you are already in a document, the “Go to” navigation button can take you to a specific page in the case.
An even more exciting new enhancement to WestLawNext  allows you to email the results to yourself and others removing the print or download to a flash drive at the Law Library.
Come in and try it. We’re always looking for feedback on our services, both at the reference desk and our online databases.

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