Conduct legal research
You need to search and thoroughly evaluate precedents, develop and validate new theories, or perhaps unravel an opponent’s position in moot court. These LexisNexis® solutions provide time-tested insights, slash research time and give you unflinching confidence as you search and examine points of law.
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.
Matthew Bender® Treatises
Study authoritative analysis of any area of law with legal treatises prepared by leading and renowned legal minds. Titles include Moore’s Federal Practice®, Collier on Bankruptcy®, Chisum on Patents, Nimmer on Copyright® and Weinstein’s Federal Evidence™. Decade after decade, Matthew Bender® treatises are among the analytical works most cited and referenced by practitioners, judges and legal experts.
Shepard’s® Citations Service
Ensure the authority you are using is good law. Experienced attorney-editors adhere to strict standards in developing Shepard’s® validation and analysis. Easily Shepardize® cases, codes and more, then view the history of cited decisions in a map or grid format with Shepard’s® Graphical—a Lexis® exclusive. Unlike some services that flag only negative treatments, Shepard’s covers positive treatments with the analysis phrase “followed by,” leading to additional support for your research.
Complete writing assignments
Get ahead of the digital paper chase with several must-have LexisNexis® solutions that will jump-start your delivery of high-quality drafts. With guidance on formatting, sample work, document forms and authoritative insights, we may just be the best legal writing partner you will ever have.
LexisNexis® Briefs, Pleadings & Motions
Timely, topical court documents help you study and build upon arguments addressing significant legal issues being tackled in the courts today. The LexisNexis® collection of legal briefs, motions, pleadings and jury instructions are retrieved from noteworthy cases identified by experienced legal editors at Matthew Bender® and Mealey’s™. With links to case opinions and other documents, you will learn how arguments are being crafted, positioned and, more importantly, how they fare with judges.
Whether your writing assignments relate to litigation or to 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.
Lexis® for Microsoft Office®
Practitioners use this powerful combination of solutions to 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 may use every day.
Prepare for exams
There is much information to hold in your head, much to organize, and considerable pressure to keep at bay. By now you know there is nothing like being prepared to calm the nerves. We can help. Use time-tested LexisNexis® resources to fully comprehend relevant cases, flesh out your notes, prepare arguments and even practice identifying and analyzing key issues.
LexisNexis® Case Summaries
Get a quick look at the facts and legal issues covered in the cases you’re examining. Use the “Jump To” menu to go straight to the case summary when you’re viewing a case on Lexis®. Each summary provides you with the procedural path of the case; a review of the underlying facts, legal issues and the court’s holdings; and the outcome of the case.
Written by experienced attorney-editors, LexisNexis® headnotes identify the major points of law found in an opinion and present the actual language of the court. They are a searchable segment, and they link to the section of the case they address, accelerating your review and understanding of a court’s reasoning.
Think Like A Lawyer Case Law Game
This innovative game is designed to help you spot and analyze issues while preparing for class or exams. You can play this free and informative tool using selected cases or random ones. You can play against friends and, for the truly competitive, see how your school fares against law schools across the country.
Learn citation formats
The value of identifying precedent to support your argument or theory—or dismantle an opposing point of view—can go right out the window if the citation or citation format is incorrect. Use LexisNexis® tools and training to confidently cite precedents that put you on the winning side.
Interactive Citation Workstation
Learn citation formats through an integrated learning experience that offers hands-on training with real-time feedback. Get clear explanations of citation rules; step-by-step examples that gradually build skills; and helpful checklists to complete citation exercises and legal writing projects.
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 may use every day.
Copy with Citeat Lexis®
This handy, practical tool enables you to insert case citations into whatever document you are writing—quickly and accurately, so you can cite with confidence.
Search news & records
Track emerging issues, trends and hot cases reported by LexisNexis® legal news reporters. See what new claims are being tested and how they fare in court, then dig into the background and track records of key players including judges, attorneys and expert witnesses.
This current–awareness resource provides you with daily breaking news in more than 35 practice areas. With Law360® you will be among the first to know about the latest practice–area developments relating to the subjects you are monitoring or studying.
Mealey’s™ Litigation Reports
A trusted source and the premier provider of litigation news since 1984, Mealey’s™ provides unbiased coverage of significant legal developments through more than 50 highly targeted reports—many of which focus on narrow but emerging subjects simply not covered elsewhere. Rely on Mealey’s to study the latest activity, commentary and trends in complex litigation around the U.S., frequently with links to underlying briefs and arguments.
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.