Get your week started off right with a Fastcase Research Tip. Today, we have tips for creating a broad search query. When you are getting started on a new research project, it is usually a good idea to start with a broad search query and then narrow your query until you get an acceptable number of results. Use these tips to make sure you are not inadvertently excluding decisions that address your topic.
Instead of: “fourth amendment” & car
Try: “fourth amendment” & car or “fourth amendment” & vehicle or “fourth amendment” & automobile
Contractor, contracting, contracts, contracting, contracted, etc.
Instead of: breach of contract
Try: breach w/3 contract because this picks up phrases like breached its contract, breach of the contract, etc.
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