Monday, August 31, 2009

Unpublished Orders on Westlaw

Some months ago Westlaw began adding unpublished orders to the Nevada Cases database. These orders are not citable in Nevada courts per SCR 123.

If you are searching NV-CS and wish only to retrieve published opinions, use the following search string to exclude unpublished orders from your result:

search terms % ci(unpublished)


search terms AND NOT ci(unpublished)

Be sure to use the "and not" operator at the end of your search. Note, this only works when using Terms & Connectors.