This Tutorial will assist you in finding a Federal Case using Westlaw (Thomson Reuters)
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Cases are the written opinions of appellate and lower court judges. Appellate courts are courts that have the authority to review decisions of lower courts. Opinions from appellate courts can be crucial to understanding a legal issue because these opinions determine how lower courts decide similar issues in the future. Federal and state appellate court opinions and federal lower court opinions are on WestlawNext.(WestLawNext Campus Research)