Google Scholar Adds 'Sort by Date' to Legal Search

Google Scholar today adding an option to sort legal search results by date, the most recent appearing first. The legal search to Google Scholar lets researchers find the most recent court opinions for their queries so that they can make sure they're up to date.To see the latest results for your query, click on "Sort […]

Google Scholar today adding an option to sort legal search results by date, the most recent appearing first. The legal search to Google Scholar lets researchers find the most recent court opinions for their queries so that they can make sure they're up to date.

To see the latest results for your query, click on "Sort by date" in the sidebar.

You can also use the new sort option in combination with court and time restrictions as well as searching within citing documents. "For example, opinions in California courts mentioning "terry stop", opinions mentioning "terry stop" in 2007-2008, and opinions and articles citing Terry v. Ohio," explains Google.

Google Scholar Adds Sort by Date to Legal Search