Casetext's case citator, called "SmartCite," is a collection of features designed to help you assess whether a case is good law and to find other relevant cases citing that opinion. It has two overarching objectives: (1) to alert you to bad law, and (2) to alert you to other cases that you should read before deciding whether to rely on a case.

SmartCite covers reported federal and state court cases. SmartCite does not cover: unreported cases, de-published cases, state trial court cases, or courts of limited jurisdiction, such as administrative courts. 

For information on how to use SmartCite to determine whether a case is good law, please see the following article: https://help.casetext.com/articles/2122319-how-do-i-know-if-a-case-is-still-good-law

For information on how to use SmartCite to see how a case has been treated on appeal, please see the following article: https://help.casetext.com/articles/2947781-can-i-see-how-a-case-has-been-treated-on-appeal

For information on how to use SmartCite to see how a case has been cited by other cases, please see the following article: https://help.casetext.com/articles/2946573-can-i-see-how-a-case-has-been-cited-by-other-cases

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