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December 14, 2023
Recognizing Lawyers Advancing Rule of Law Worldwide

Recognizing Lawyers Advancing Rule of Law Worldwide

By Nigel Roberts | VP Global Associations LexisNexis Legal & Professional, VP LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation LexisNexis is a global provider of legal information services and tools, which provides us with an important perspective on how the law is serving communities worldwide. We have made it our mission as a company to advance the Rule of Law around the world so that all citizens and institutions are treated...

November 15, 2023
Advancing and Impacting Equity in the Legal System: Then and Now

Advancing and Impacting Equity in the Legal System: Then and Now

That was then: 15 law student Fellows looking rather worried as we explain that they need to plan, research, and write a publishable-quality legal advocacy paper. This is now: 15 published authors proudly signing copies of their book, “Advancing and Impacting Equity in the Legal System.” That was then: five groups of Fellows pitching ideas to their peers and mentors. This is now: five extraordinary teams...

October 27, 2023
2023 LexisNexis Equity in the Law Symposium Celebrates Work of Law School Fellows to Eliminate Racism in U.S. Legal System

2023 LexisNexis Equity in the Law Symposium Celebrates Work of Law School Fellows to Eliminate Racism in U.S. Legal System

By Adonica Black, JD Legal professionals nationwide will participate in the 2023 LexisNexis® Equity in the Law Symposium in Miami and virtually on October 27, 2023, featuring presentations of the projects completed by 15 law school Fellows who are the recipients of the LexisNexis African Ancestry Network & LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Fellowship . The symposium will be headlined by Congressman Bakari...

September 29, 2023
Cares Month at LexisNexis: Giving back to our communities

Cares Month at LexisNexis: Giving back to our communities

September is Cares Month here at LexisNexis Legal & Professional, and indeed across all RELX! While our LexisNexis colleagues strive to give back all year round, September is a particularly active time where teams across the organization go out and do good works. Here’s a look at a few events that took place this month across LexisNexis offices… A Walk to Remember In Toronto, Jay Brecher’s team...

September 22, 2023
LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Strives to Promote Equal Justice Around the World

LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Strives to Promote Equal Justice Around the World

By Nigel Roberts The basic idea of the “rule of law” goes back at least as far as 2000 BC, when the Babylonian king inscribed the laws for his country on a stone pillar that could be read by all his subjects. This Code of Hammurabi bound the king himself to the laws as well, sending a signal that no one was above the law. We see evidence of the rule of law in ancient societies in the centuries that followed...

May 23, 2023
LexisNexis Announces Recipients of 2023 Fellowship and New Program Sponsors

LexisNexis Announces Recipients of 2023 Fellowship and New Program Sponsors

By Adonica Black, JD It is my honor to introduce to the legal community 15 promising law students who are the 2023 recipients of the LexisNexis African Ancestry Network & LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Fellowship . This innovative fellowship program, which was launched in 2021, is placing a spotlight on how we can advance the rule of law by eliminating systemic racism in the legal system. This year’s...

April 12, 2023
LexisNexis Tackling Five Projects to Combat Systemic Racism in the Legal System

LexisNexis Tackling Five Projects to Combat Systemic Racism in the Legal System

By Adonica Black, JD | Director, Global Talent Development and Inclusion , LexisNexis® We recently published a blog post in this space to share highlights from Increasing Equity in the Legal System , a report published by LexisNexis that showcases the research and practical recommendations produced by the 2022 recipients of the LexisNexis African Ancestry Network & LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Fellowship...

April 03, 2023
LexisNexis Publishes Collection of Advocacy Papers Created by 2022 Fellowship Recipients

LexisNexis Publishes Collection of Advocacy Papers Created by 2022 Fellowship Recipients

By Adonica Black, JD | Director, Global Talent Development and Inclusion , LexisNexis® LexisNexis has published a new report, Increasing Equity in the Legal System , which showcases the research and practical recommendations produced by the 2022 recipients of the LexisNexis African Ancestry Network & LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation Fellowship . The report, which is available for free download , consists...

February 14, 2023
2022 LexisNexis Equity in the Law Symposium Spotlights Challenge of Eliminating Systemic Racism in U.S. Legal System

2022 LexisNexis Equity in the Law Symposium Spotlights Challenge of Eliminating Systemic Racism in U.S. Legal System

By Adonica Black, JD | Director, Global Talent Development and Inclusion , LexisNexis ® More than 500 legal professionals participated in the 2022 LexisNexis Equity in the Law Symposium in Washington, D.C., celebrating the work completed by the second cohort of an innovative fellowship program that is placing a spotlight on how we can advance the rule of law by eliminating systemic racism in the legal system. ...

January 25, 2023
LexisNexis Offers Access to Curated Social Justice Resource Kits and Information

LexisNexis Offers Access to Curated Social Justice Resource Kits and Information

By Carolyn Bach| Sr. Manager, Knowledge & Research Program, LexisNexis LexisNexis is known as a provider of resources that help legal and business professionals with their research, information and technology needs — but our company is fueled by a larger mission . We are working to reduce the percentage of people living outside the umbrella protection of the rule of law through our day-to-day business operations...