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Paralegal Studies: Using Westlaw

What is Westlaw

Westlaw is an online legal research service for legal and law-related materials and services, including searches of United States and international legal materials, federal and state statutes, and legal periodicals; maintained by the West Group of Thomson Learning, Inc.

Westlaw is the primary online legal database that you will use here at Lone Star College to handle your research projects.


Westlaw - Legal Definition. (n.d.). Retrieved June 30, 2020, from

Introduction to Westlaw

Thomas Reuters Westlaw

What to do if I Get Stuck?

If you get stuck, there is a wide variety of options for you as a student.  However, one of the best options is to contact to LSC North Harris and the Paralegal department.  

The physical address is: 2700 W W Thorne Dr, Houston, TX 77073

The best way to contact the library at LSC North Harris is or through Ask a Librarian Chat.