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October 2011

Pleadings, Motions & Memoranda: New label—and more

Filters for Trial Court Documents search resultOn WestlawNext, pleadings, motions, and memoranda are here to stay. The label "Pleadings, Motions & Memoranda" has gone away, however.

To more accurately reflect WestlawNext offerings, the content set known as Pleadings, Motions & Memoranda has been renamed Trial Court Documents in most places on WestlawNext. Accordingly, the Pleadings, Motions & Memoranda content page is now known as the Trial Court Documents page. The change is visible on the All Content tab (on the WestlawNext home page), on the list of core content categories in your search result, and on various content pages.

Several new filters are also available with which to narrow a trial court documents search result. For example, to narrow this trial court document result to interrogatories only, select the Interrogatory check box, then click Apply Filters.

In addition, several Appellate Court Documents and Trial Court Documents filters are now available for narrowing a KeyCite Citing References display. If you click Appellate Court Documents in the left column, the following citing references filters are displayed (where available):

  • Briefs
  • Oral Arguments
  • Joint Appendices
  • Petitions & Filings

If you click Trial Court Documents, the following citing references filters are displayed (where available):

  • Pleadings
  • Motions, Memoranda & Affidavits,
  • Transcripts
  • Filings
  • Depositions & Discovery
  • Verdicts & Settlements
  • Proposed Orders, Agreements & Settlements
  • Jury Instructions
  • Expert Materials
Filters in KeyCite Citing References display
  

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