Checking a Document in KeyCite
KeyCite is the citation research service from West. Using KeyCite, you can quickly determine whether a case, statute, administrative decision, or federal regulation is good law and find cases and other sources that cite it.
To check a document in KeyCite, do one of the following:
At the Home page, type a citation in the Check this citation in KeyCite text box and click GO. For details about entering a citation, see Tips for Entering a Citation.
At the Home page, click Check a Citation Using a KeyCite Template, type citation information in the appropriate text boxes, and click GO. See Checking a Document in KeyCite Using a Citation Template for details.
Click the KeyCite status flag, when available, at the top of a displayed document. See KeyCite Status Flags for details.
Note: You can also click KeyCite this headnote from the headnote of a displayed case; see Viewing Citing References from a Case Headnote for details.
The KeyCite result for the document you requested is displayed. When applicable, KeyCite status flags are displayed next to documents in the KeyCite result. You can click these flags to view the KeyCite results for those documents also. See KeyCite Status Flags for details.
Note: If you are having charges for this service billed to your Westlaw account, your KeyCite results are displayed in westlaw.com.
To view the full text of a document in your KeyCite result, click its hypertext link.
From your KeyCite result you can do the following:
KeyCite Status Flags
Finding a Document
Viewing Citing References from a Case Headnote
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