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Current Awareness: Staying Up to Date in Law

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Case Law

Staying up to date with case law can be achieved via a variety of methods. The most common methods are court alerts and citator alerts.

Specific Courts

Many courts allow you to subscribe to email notifications for new decisions, including:

Citator Alerts

A case citator is a research tool that lists cases that have in some way mentioned, followed, overruled, or discussed a specific case. The following tools allow you to receive an alert when new cases are added.

For more information on case citators, see our Legal Research Manual.