Conduct legal research
Search and evaluate precedents, study new legal theories and explore trends in state and federal courts and legislatures, regulatory agencies and other organizations. Search vast databases of trusted news and business information, records, briefs and much more. LexisNexis® solutions provide time-tested insights, they slash research time, and they give researchers the confidence that comes from using a true research database.
With this powerful solution you will enjoy complete confidence in your legal research results with a single search across more than 20 billion documents and 40,000 sources. Harness the full power of Lexis® with total integration of leading LexisNexis solutions that give you even greater control of your research. Save time with legal case summaries and headnotes. Find relevant results more quickly with cutting-edge search technology that ensures you never miss a source.
Teach legal research & writing
Develop students who know the true meaning of authoritative legal research. Produce graduates who have the ability to draft accurate and compelling legal documents. Impart to these future practitioners and counselors the resources that will serve them well in their profession.
Lexis® Teaching Toolkit
This practical solution includes five customizable lesson plans with links to an in-depth Teacher’s Guide, Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation and classroom follow-up exercises. The five lesson plans are: Researching State Case Law and Managing Research Results; Researching by Topic; Researching State Statutes; Be Sure your Cases are Good Law with Shepard’s®; and Find More Authority with Shepard’s®.
Lexis® for Microsoft Office®
Dramatically reduce the time needed to draft, review and respond to legal documents. You can access authoritative LexisNexis® resources and convenient tools to check citations, create tables of authorities and more—all within the Microsoft® Word and Outlook® software you use every day.
Develop practical skills
In addition to producing sharp legal talent, you want graduates to be ready for the tasks they will perform almost as soon as they start their first job. LexisNexis® solutions can give them a jumpstart in honing the practical skills firms and companies demand from today’s law school graduates.
With this powerful solution you will enjoy complete confidence in your legal research results with a single search across more than 20 billion documents and 40,000 sources. Harness the full power of Lexis with total integration of leading LexisNexis solutions that give you even greater control of your research. Save time with legal case summaries and headnotes. Find relevant results more quickly with cutting-edge search technology that ensures you never miss a source.
CourtLink® docket and document research tools help you develop insights into the machinations, tactics and strategies of real-life litigation. Search the full text of more than 168 million federal and state court dockets and documents with a single click, focus your search results and receive timely alerts. Learn about new cases and gather pleadings to see how arguments are being crafted. You can even obtain case histories on judges, expert witnesses, various parties and counsel.
Whether the writing assignments relate to litigation or law governing business transactions, Practical Guidance® offers access to vital tools, analysis and practical guidance relied upon by today’s practicing attorneys. Consult checklists, drafting notes, alternative clauses and sample agreements on myriad topics. Count on guidance from experienced attorneys at leading firms, and visit the LexisNexis® author center any time.
LexisNexis® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer
Invaluable to the study of litigation, this solution can be used to evaluate damages, understand jury and bench awards, and analyze settlement structures. Used by practitioners to determine case values, the data comes from the largest verdict report collection out there. Information sources include Matthew Bender®, Mealey’s™ Litigation Reports and ALM®—publisher of The National Law Journal® and many other respected periodicals.
LexisNexis® Litigation Profile Suite
With this powerful solution you can access detailed information about expert witnesses, counsel and judges. Learn from graphical snapshots and reports of their past performance and patterns of behavior. Search information on 320,000 experts and a vast collection of verdicts and settlements.
This current–awareness tool provides faculty with breaking news in more than 35 practice areas. With Law360® you will be among the first to know about practice–area developments relating to the subjects you teach.
Lexis® for Microsoft Office®
Dramatically reduce the time needed to draft, review and respond to legal documents. You can access authoritative LexisNexis resources and convenient tools to check citations, create tables of authorities and more—all within the Microsoft® Word and Outlook® software you use every day.
CaseMap® Case Analysis Software
Students must learn how to develop and tell the story of a case. With this solution, attorneys take control of myriad moving parts and vital bits of information involved in complex matters. It has logical collaboration features and intuitive organizational tools. It supports creation of compelling work product—chronologies, motions for summary judgment and more. It helps organize witnesses, facts, documents, privilege logs and deposition summaries—all around the pillars of a case.
Access law school publications
Get a direct line to the many resources LexisNexis provides to support legal educators in their efforts to produce informed, prepared, competent and competitive graduates.
LexisNexis® Law School Book Information Central
This innovative service connects law school professionals with class preparation information comprising our collection of law school books, study aids and teachers’ manuals. Access these materials via the LexisNexis® Digital Library, a restricted access resource that is available 24/7 for professor review copies of textbooks to consider for course adoption.