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Current Awareness: Staying Up to Date in Law

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Because the law is constantly changing, legal academics and practitioners need to stay up to date on case law, legislation, and other legal developments relevant to their area of research or practice.

This guide provides examples of various current awareness tools in law. Since these tools change frequently, the guide does not include step-by-step instructions for setting up alerts on each platform, but feel free to reach out to for additional assistance.