Law Quiz Answer Task Four

Search the Legal Journals Index to find references to articles on "res gestae" evidence.

The Legal Journals Index is a useful tool for searching for articles on a particular topic, and is included in the Westlaw journals database.

  1. From the Westlaw home page, select Journals, then Journals search from the navigation bar at the top of the page.
  2. Try searching for "res gestae evidence" in either the free text box or article title box. By using the inverted commas, the index will search for "res gestae evidence" as a phrase (rather than looking for each word separately).
  3. Then try typing in "res gestae" and see whether it makes a difference to the number of hits.
  4. Then try typing res gestae (without any inverted commas) and see what happens..
  5. Then try typing "res gestae" into the subject/keyword search box to locate articles which have been assigned this term. How do your results differ?
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