User guide: Instantly view abstracts in COMPASS Online

This guide shows how to instantly view abstracts in COMPASS Online.

All appeals that appear on COMPASS Online have a case description but appeals of particular interest will also have an abstract which will provide more detail on the particular issues raised during the appeal. An abstract will also detail any issues raised if the case went to court.

You now have the ability to view the abstracts within your results list!

To view case abstracts you firstly have to run a search on an area of interest. An example would be to do a word search on "llamas".

You will then have a list of cases which contain the keyword "llamas". Cases with an abstract will have the words "Show Abstract" under the case description.

To view the abstract simply click the "Show Abstract" text and the abstract will appeal.

To close the abstract click "Close Abstract".

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