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JustCite is a multi-source legal search engine and citator service for UK and EU legal information and case law. It includes extensive links to full-text material on leading online services, including BAILII, Justis, LexisNexis, WestLaw and more.
SEARCHING FOR LEGAL MATERIALS:
You can type your search text in the open box and click button to search across Cases, Legislation, EU Materials, Articles & Journals and Barristers & Chambers. It offers Boolean searching.
The Advanced Search screen offers specific search options to different material types: Cases, Legislation, EU Materials, Articles & Journals, Barristers or Chambers.
VIEWING YOUR SEARCH RESULTS:
|AND (or a space)||To search documents that contain both words
e.g. medical and negligence or e.g. medical negligence
|OR||To search documents that contain any or all of the words
e.g. crime or offence
|NOT||To omit any documents that contain a certain word
e.g. negligence not clinical (To find documents containing the word negligence unless they also contain the word clinical)
|" "||To search documents that contain words as a phrase
e.g. "Control order"
|*||To match any word beginning with a particular set of letters
e.g. child* matches both child and children
|?||To substitute one or more letters in the middle of a word
e.g. compl??ent finds complacent, complement and compliment
|within x of (or w/x)||To search for one term within a certain number of words (x) of another term
e.g. children within 5 of safeguarding (read: children within five words of safeguarding) or
e.g. children w/5 safeguarding (read: children within five words of safeguarding)
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