Fun With the Westlaw JLR Database

Following, without comment, are the results from a series of searches run on Westlaw’s Journals and Law Reviews database in March 2012.

ti(“yes, we can”) = 12 hits

ti(offer AND can’t AND refuse) = 17 hits

ti(“it’s the” AND stupid) = 20 hits

ti(“how I learned to stop worrying”) = 28 hits

“lindsay lohan” = 53 hits

“charlie sheen” = 58 hits

sunstein /3 wrong = 76 hits

ti(“show me the”) = 85 hits

posner /3 wrong = 136 hits

“tupac shakur” = 144 hits

“conventional wisdom” /3 wrong = 151 hits

ti(“new paradigm”) = 183 hits

“this article” /s fill /s gap /s (scholarship literature) = 205 hits

ti(“in the shadow”) = 234 hits

“paris hilton” = 235 hits

scalia /3 wrong = 272 hits

ti(reconsidering) = 337 hits

ti(rethinking) = 1514 hits

ti(reflections) = 2312 hits

For reference purposes, “ti” returns documents in which the words or phrases within the parenthesis that follows appear within an article’s title; /N returns documents in which the words on either side of the /N appear within N words of one another; and /S returns documents in which the identified words appear within the same sentence.

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