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Advanced searches require TERMS and CONNECTORS. Type your search terms and use Boolean operators and proximity connectors in your query (see examples below).

AND all search terms in same document, e.g. customary AND right
OR either or both search terms in the same document, e.g. customary OR ordinary
NOT to exclude documents with a specific term, e.g. customary AND NOT statutory
" " For phrase searches, e.g. "cruel and unusual punishment"
( ) Terms placed within parentheses are processed as a unit and are processed before the terms and/or operators outside the parentheses, e.g. ("best interest" AND child*) AND ("foster care" OR adopt*) more examples

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