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Easiest to Use
Easiest to Use
Casetext is designed from the ground up to be clean, simple, fast, and easy — not words often associated with legal research!
Fast
Fast
Casetext CARA A.I. researched so much faster that attorneys would save up to 210 hours — five whole weeks — every year, while finding better results.
Affordable
Affordable
Casetext provides the best legal research experience at a price affordable for every attorney. Never again feel like you’re sacrificing quality or coverage to save costs. With Casetext, you get it all.
All the features you expect from Westlaw – but better.
Cases summarized — by judges
Cases summarized — by judges
  • Westlaw: Summarizes cases by an anonymous editor.
  • Casetext: Summarizes cases straight from the judges themselves.
Case treatment flags — even more detailed
  • Westlaw: Typical citator (red, green, and yellow flags) and get orange flags with an expensive upgrade to WestlawEdge
  • Casetext: All the same flags with orange flags included. Orange flags to tell you when a case hasn’t been overturned, but relies on one that was. We also go beyond flags and have concise sumaries of important treatment.
Case treatment flags — even more detailed
Case treatment flags — even more detailed
Case treatment flags — even more detailed
  • Westlaw: Typical citator (red, green, and yellow flags) and get orange flags with an expensive upgrade to WestlawEdge
  • Casetext: All the same flags with orange flags included. Orange flags to tell you when a case hasn’t been overturned, but relies on one that was. We also go beyond flags and have concise sumaries of important treatment.
Cited passages — and cases with similar passages
Cited passages — and cases with similar passages
  • Westlaw: Shows you how passages have been cited
  • Casetext: Shows you how passages have been cited and similar cases discussing similar issues (even if they didn’t cite to your case)
Filters – but actually useful
  • Westlaw: Uses typical filters like Jurisdiction, Date and Published
  • Casetext: Has all the basics AND Motion Type, Cause of Action and Party Type
casetext research filters
casetext research filters
Filters – but actually useful
  • Westlaw: Uses typical filters like Jurisdiction, Date and Published
  • Casetext: Has all the basics AND Motion Type, Cause of Action and Party Type
casetext research filters
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  • Westlaw: Uses boolean search to filter results
  • Casetext: Can use natural language or boolean or you can use our award-winning drag and drop search. Upload ANY legal document and we will find on-point cases for you.

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Judge
“In a perfect world, litigants would cite to all relevant case law in their briefs. In the real world, litigants often do not. Casetext can help judges and their clerks quickly find important case law that the parties may have overlooked.
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Former president, American Judges Association