Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip: You Don’t Need Generative AI to Compare Different Versions of Statutes or Regulations!

Code Compare provides an immediate review of the changes to a particular statute or administrative regulation that is significant to your client’s matter. View one version of a federal or state statute (or administrative regulation) and compare it with an earlier version, noting the differences between the two in either an overlay or a side-by-side format. Save time with valuable insight into legislative changes ...
22 May 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip: Find Relevant Case Law in Multiple Jurisdictions Quickly Using Ravel View

Looking for a time and cost-effective way to quickly search for relevant cases in different jurisdictions, simultaneously? Consider using Ravel View which shows your top 75 case search results and graphs the citing relationships between them. Each circle represents a case—the bigger the circle, the more the case has been cited by other cases. Simply run your search terms, select the Ravel View icon on the upper ...
15 May 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip: Narrowing a News Search to Front Page or Lead Section Articles

Lexis is known for our news collection, but sometimes there is a need to narrow this down to front page news or lead articles. Let’s say you are searching for references to a firm that appeared on the front page of the New York Times or Wall Street Journal, specifically. Here’s how you could construct a search: Add Wall Street Journal and New York Times (or any other newspapers) as search filters in the ...
7 May 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip : Staying Up to Date on Practical Guidance Documents

Set an alert on your favorite Practical Guidance documents and get notified when the document is updated. The benefits of document-level alerts: Track legal and practice developments more seamlessly Ensure you are using the most up-to-date language and guidance Have peace of mind that you are giving the best and most current legal advice How to set up document alerts: Once you have accessed a document ...
30 Apr 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip : Finding Additional Authority from a Relevant Case

Did you know you have three efficient ways to find additional authority from within a relevant case? Shepardize by Headnote, More Like This Passage, and the Legal Issue Trail can all lead you to additional relevant cases when you are starting from a key case. Use Shepardize by Headnote to find authority that has cited to the exact point of law from the case you’re interested in. This feature is available on ...
24 Apr 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip: Finding Coverage Information for Sources on Lexis/Lexis+

On Lexis: To find a specific source, enter the name of the source in the search box on the Sources tab within the Explore Content box. On Lexis+: Click Search Sources when you know the name of the source, then enter in the search box: Filter Sources by Content type, Jurisdiction, Practice Area, and more: Click View All Sources Once in View All Sources, use the filters in the panel on the left to: ...
17 Apr 2024

Knowledge & Research Consultant Research Tip: Search for Company Profiles on Lexis/Lexis+

Lexis/Lexis+ is a great resource to consult when looking to start digging into company searching. Simply select Company & Financial from the Explore Content section on either Lexis/Lexis+. The Company Profiles will cover information on over 80 million public and private companies worldwide. From the Company Profiles page, you can search all the sources listed there or toggle the button underneath the search ...
11 Apr 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Customized Docket Track Alerts in Courtlink®

Courtlink ® recently introduced a new Advanced Track feature that allows you to customize your docket tracks and receive track emails only when your selected docket sections have changed. This removes unhelpful “noise” notifications from your alerts! You can now set your alerts to focus on the case developments that matter to you, including when new keywords show up in the docket. The advanced filters ...
1 Apr 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Conducting a Search on a Company in Legal and Non-Legal Sources

The segment used for a company name differs in legal and non-legal content on Lexis® and Lexis+®. In non-legal content types such as the Company & Financial materials, News , and Directories , the segment is Company . In the legal content, the segment is Name where the name of the company is a party to the action. The two can be easily combined in one search. From the main search box on either Lexis or ...
6 Mar 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Labor & Employment: Antisemitism and Islamophobia Workplace Resources

The Israeli-Hamas conflict has stirred intense emotions and discord among many people, and there has been an increase in antisemitic, anti-Arab, and anti-Muslim conduct in society. Employers can use the Practical Guidance checklists below to help craft statements and policies with the message that there is no room for antisemitism, Islamophobia, or any other hate speech in the workplace. Antisemitism in the Workplace ...
21 Feb 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Save Time with Lexis+® Search Term Maps when Reviewing News Search Results

One of the many time saving features available on Lexis+ is Search Term Maps. This tool analyzes the results against your search terms to show where the terms appear in each document so you can spot patterns and see where they are mentioned the most. Aside for Practical Guidance and Legal News, Search Term Maps is available in all content categories, including News. To make sure they surface in the results set, click ...
6 Feb 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Complimentary U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation Center

The LexisNexis ® U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation Center is a free website for researching developments in U.S. voting laws and legislation. This resource shines a spotlight on voting laws and legislation in the United States and brings transparency to information that has historically been difficult to access and understand. The U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation Center includes proposed legislation, codes, voting ...
24 Jan 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Advanced News Research Guide

Check out the LexisNexis ® News Research Guide that includes research tips and examples you can apply when conducting advanced news research on Lexis+® or Lexis®. The guide covers the most common applications when conducting specific research tasks in News content. Download the guide and save time on your next news research project.
4 Jan 2024

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Practice Videos in Practical Guidance – now searchable

The Practice Video Center in Practical Guidance on Lexis+ now allows you to search the collection from the video center landing page: Your search terms will be highlighted in the transcripts tab below each video, allowing you to quickly determine if the video is on point:
13 Dec 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Check out new Lexis+® Agreement Analysis

You may have noticed an update to your Lexis+ ® Experience Dock! The Brief Analysis Experience is now called “Document Analysis.” That’s because we’ve added a new tool called Agreement Analysis. Lexis+ Agreement Analysis will assist transactional attorneys in analyzing, negotiating, and finalizing transactional agreements, specifically: merger, stock purchase, and asset purchase agreements ...
7 Dec 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Practical Guidance – visualizations help users understand topics and lead to insights faster

Practical Guidance contains a lot of information and processes that are visualized to aid users in understanding the topic or process more quickly. To get a sense of the depth and breadth of what is available, search “visualizations” to see a robust list of documents! Three recently added visualizations include: Business Entities – Formation Checklist (DE LLC) . This document contains a visual aid ...
30 Nov 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Access Multilaw Global Guides on Practical Guidance

Looking to research across a variety of international jurisdictions simultaneously? Multilaw Global Guides on Practical Guidance provide legal information in multiple jurisdictions on the topics of Finance, Business Entities, Civil Litigation, Commercial Transactions, and Construction. To see all of the Multilaw Global resources on Practical Guidance, simply type “Multilaw Global” into the Practical Guidance ...
16 Nov 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Compare Firms and Counsel with Litigation Analytics

Lexis+ ® Litigation Analytics includes the ability to Compare Counsel and Compare Courts & Judges. The Compare Counsel data covers law firms and attorneys in Federal District Court. One application relates directly to when your firm is involved in litigation. Use Compare Counsel to see how your firm stacks up against opposing counsel. In the Compare Counsel tool , enter the name of your firm and the lead attorney ...
2 Nov 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Law360® State Coverage

Law360 ® has added Washington, Michigan, Colorado, Connecticut, and North Carolina to its State Specific Coverage, accessible on both the Legal News Hub or www.law360.com : Additionally, we’ve made it easier to locate related materials for Law360 articles by adding related content and documents to the right of the article: Check out new trackers and survey released by Law360: 2023 Women in Law Report ...
26 Oct 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Tip of the Month: Using the Search Criteria Report

Nexis Newsdesk™ is a collaborative tool and your firm may have many people working on it to create searches and newsletters. A recommendation I have is to download the Search Criteria report to be able to evaluate the searches offline and compare and contrast them to find best practices for creating searches. I also recommend an audit of all the searches on a regular basis, for example, annually, to evaluate searches ...
12 Oct 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Have you checked out the new “In-House Advisor” Practice Area on Practical Guidance?

The new In-House Advisor module provides in-house counsel with a dedicated location for in-house focused guidance covering essential topics like risk management, business skills and legal operations. This module can also be useful to large law firms working alongside these in-house attorneys in providing a resource for "outside general counsel" to best advise their clients. This module includes numerous ...
12 Oct 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: News Searching by Date

News searching by date: Article date vs. date the article is added to the LexisNexis ® service Looking for articles published “today”? Wondering why some publications take a day or longer to appear online? While many of the sources in the News on Lexis+ ® and LexisNexis ® are added the same day as publication or publication date (the date on the article), others may be subject to some embargo ...
5 Oct 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Practical Guidance Ready-To-Use Presentations

One way to be of service to clients is to offer presentations on topics relevant to their industry and their work. You do not have to start from a blank slate to think of topics that would be helpful to your clients or build out the content. Utilize the Presentations available in Practical Guidance as a starting point. Over 75 presentations are available by practice area and industry accessible in Practical Guidance under ...
28 Sep 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Code Compare for Court Rules

Code Compare for Court Rules In addition to statutes and administrative codes, you can use this tool for court rules. Code Compare on Lexis+® for Court Rules aids researchers who have one version of a federal or state court rules and need to compare it with an earlier version, noting the differences in the two, in a side-by-side format or single overlay view. This example compares the 2023 version of the rule ...
20 Sep 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Tip of the Month: Exporting Searches to Intranet Site or Sharepoint

Did you know your Newsdesk searches can be shared with your organization via a portal, intranet, or site like Sharepoint? After you have created a search and saved it, click the Actions drop down menu at the top of the page near your search name: Expand the Download/Export section and select “Export with…” This transforms your search data into an RSS feed that can be customized for your intranet ...
20 Sep 2023