How do I access case law?

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How do I access case law?


Case law is available through both inline hyperlinks and direct citation retrieval.

Inline Hyperlinks

HeinOnline users are already familiar with hyperlinks, highlighted in blue, that link back and forth between documents in the database. Case law via Fastcase works in exactly the same manner. Here is an example of a page in HeinOnline containing inline hyperlinks to case law:

Clicking this link will bring in the full text of the case from Fastcase:

Direct Citation Retrieval

From the HeinOnline Welcome Page, choose the case law option and type in the proper case citation, and click the search button:

Clicking the Fastcase Lookup link located beneath the search bar will enable users to enter a direct citation or choose from a list of abbreviations:

 

 

 

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