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To determine if a document is good law, vLex shows you how and where it has been subsequently cited.
One of the tabs you will see when reading a case or a piece of legislation is Cited in. Under this tab, you will see a list of the documents that have used the document you are looking at as precedent.
Cited in tab
You can use filters to find specific documents in the list. On the left side of the screen, you will find filters that will change depending on the case and your settings. You will usually be able to filter by the type of content, jurisdiction, and date.
For certain jurisdictions, you might see a phrase above the title of a case in red, green, or black. These phrases and colours tell you how your document has been referred to by other cases, with negative treatments automatically coming to the top to let you know if your case is still good law.
"Distinguished in" and "Applied in" are examples of treatment types