Yes. You can use Boolean terms and connectors when searching primary law and secondary sources in OnLaw Pro.

Connector

Description

Example

AND

&

Both terms are found

disability AND discrimination

OR

(space)

Either term is found

discharge OR expel

NOT

BUT NOT

%

Term must not be found

sex NOT gender

"___"

Exact phrase match

"strict liability"

/s

w/s

Terms are found within the same sentence

reasonable /s person

/p

w/p

Terms are found within the same paragraph

fraud /p inducement

/n

w/n

Terms are found within n words of each other

liability /5 insurance

+s

pre/s

Terms are found within the same sentence and in order

unlawful +s detainer

+p

pre/p

Terms are found within the same paragraph and in order

malicious +p intent

+n

pre/n

Terms within n words of each other and in order

wrongful +10 termination

(___)

Grouping terms

(untrue OR pretextual) /p (decision OR action)

OnLAW Pro automatically matches some common variants:

Description

Example

Matches

Singular matches plural and possessives

city

city, cities, city's, cities'

Hyphenated term matches all compound words

at-will

atwill, at will, at-will

Wildcards let you match other variants:

Wildcard

Description

Example

Matches

....!

Matches any number of additional letters at the end of a search term

school!

school, schools, schooling, schoolhouse

...*...

Matches one letter

withdr*w

withdraw, withdrew

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