U.S. Courts Awards 5-Year Legal Research Contract to LexisNexis
LexisNexis content and workflow solutions available to all Federal Judiciary staff
December 1, 2014 — NEW YORK - LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced that the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has awarded the company a five-year contract to continue to provide the U.S. Courts, federal defenders, and probation and pre-trial offices nationwide access to LexisNexis® comprehensive content offerings and workflow solutions.
The contract gives more than 10,000 judiciary researchers and staff access to the proprietary, exclusive, and unique content, tools and resources that are only available through LexisNexis.
LexisNexis will provide primary and secondary legal, non-legal, news and public records content, exhaustive company information, and solutions—which are mission critical in supporting the research needs of the Federal Judiciary staff with the greatest efficiency.
“LexisNexis has been a dedicated and valued partner of the U.S. Courts for more than thirty years,” said Sean Fitzpatrick, managing director of the North America Research Solutions business at LexisNexis. “We're happy to continue this relationship by providing the U.S. Courts with access to authoritative and unique LexisNexis content and technology solutions”.
The U.S. Courts—including judges, law clerks, staff attorneys, court research librarians, interns and other court staff—have many different types of specific research needs, requiring quick access to the broadest range of trustworthy and timely content.
In addition to primary legal content from LexisNexis, Federal Judiciary researchers will have access to mission critical content, such as Matthew Bender treatises—Moore's Federal Practice® and Collier on Bankruptcy®—and premiere research products, such as A.S. Pratt™ & Sheshunoff®; and Michie™ publications on Federal law, practice and procedure.
Also available to researchers: American Lawyer Media (ALM) legal news publications and LexisNexis Law360®, the leading publishers of daily legal news and analysis.
With LexisNexis® Publisher, LexisNexis® Dossier Suite and LexisNexis® Analyzer—Federal Judiciary staff will have access to critical and comprehensive business news and information and tools to search, retrieve, edit and disseminate the information to a variety of platforms (mobile, email, portals, electronic newsletters).
Other LexisNexis offerings available to Federal Judiciary staff include: Shepard's® Citations Service, which provides comprehensive editorial analysis of case outcomes, and CourtLink®, which has federal and state court dockets and documents for research, tracking and profiling. Federal and community defenders will have access to exclusive drafting solutions, such as the award-winning Lexis® for Microsoft Office®.
About LexisNexis® Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.