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Enjoy a clear, unobstructed view of all your legal research and transactional vistas. Use LexisNexis® tools and resources to find and validate case law and statutes, get experienced perspectives in specific legal practice areas, follow leading practitioners through treatises and online communities, track current news, trends and issues, and pull it all together to make smart, strategic decisions.
Find & verify primary law
How can you build your strategy on sound law? A first step is to find the most relevant case law and codes for your jurisdiction and legal practice areas. Headnotes and case summaries can help save you time and help you develop insight—as long as you know they are written using editorial discipline. And by using a proven resource for validating cases and statutes, you can be truly confident in your work. Plus, if you’re working in transactional law, you can save time by viewing the most relevant cases and codes identified by leading practitioners.
Advance beyond lexis.com® … get time-proven legal research tools in a clean, modern design. Conduct authoritative research, develop solid case strategy and perform effective transactional law. Straightforward tools help you find the precise information you need from federal and state cases and codes. Save time with legal case summaries and headnotes that reflect the holdings and language of the court. Find legal definitions, applicable burden of proof and standards of review. And analyze issues over time with our exclusive visual Legal Issue Trail™.
Shepard’s® Citations Serviceat Lexis®
Find legal cases dealing with issues similar to yours, and 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 citing decisions in a map or grid format with Shepard’s Graphical―a Lexis® exclusive. Unlike some providers that cover only negative treatments, Shepard’s covers positive treatments with the analysis phrase “followed by,” leading to additional support for your point of law.
LexisNexis® Case Lawat Lexis®
Get just the facts with the comprehensive LexisNexis® case-law collection. Expert attorney-editors read, analyze and summarize cases, faithfully following the lead and holdings of the courts. Plus, a modern topic digest built for the Web includes new and emerging areas of law.
Focus on practice areas & jurisdictions
Whether you’re looking for case law, statutes, treatises or guidance from leading practitioners, it helps to focus on the jurisdictions and practice areas most relevant to your work. LexisNexis offers content organized for all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., the federal government, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, as well as more than 40 areas of practice. Plus, specialized tools help you build insight in practice areas like intellectual property and medical malpractice.
Rely on comprehensive, authoritative legal content with convenient filtering to target your areas of interest. Just enter search terms and easily narrow by jurisdiction, court, time period and/or practice area―banking law, energy and utilities, insurance, labor and employment, mergers & acquisitions, real property, securities, tax and many more. You can also choose to view only specific kinds of content―cases, statutes, secondary materials, etc.
Whether you’re working on legal documents, negotiating deals or performing other work, Practical Guidance® gives you access to vital tools, analysis and practical guidance. Practice areas include banking and finance, business and commercial, California business and commercial, corporate counsel, financial restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property and technology, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and securities and capital markets.
Lexis® Securities Mosaic®
The Lexis® Securities Mosaic® service brings together securities, federal regulatory, disclosure and legal transaction information. Easily find SEC filings, comment letters, no-action letters, private placements, agreements, model documents and agency documents, laws and rules, as well as news and law firm memos.
LexisNexis® Intellectual Property Resources
Use convenient and sophisticated tools to make sure your work is original and defensible. LexisNexis offers PatentOptimizer™, the Global IP Law Service, intellectual property resources at Lexis®, the TotalPatent® patent search and retrieval service, LexisNexis® Semantic Search tools, the CourtLink® service and more.
Lexis Medical Navigator™
This tool helps you quickly understand medical issues and be fully equipped to determine your course of action in a malpractice case. An interactive dashboard combines medical and legal content, standard of care analysis, case assessment, verdicts and settlements, and a directory of experts.
Cover more ground with confidence—and an exclusive collection of 1,400 authoritative tax, accounting and estate-practice sources and tax-specific research tools.
Consult top authors & practitioners
How can you develop specialized insight—especially in rapidly evolving and less familiar areas of law? Even experienced attorneys consult treatises by leading authors frequently cited by the courts. Deep perspective comes from law reviews, journals, analysis of emerging issues, newsletters, blogs, litigation documents and more. Transactional attorneys can also benefit from legal practice tools, analysis and guidance.
Whether you’re working on legal documents, negotiating deals or performing other work, Practical Guidance® gives you access to vital tools, analysis and practical guidance. Consult checklists, drafting notes, alternative clauses and sample agreements directly related to the topic at hand. Count on guidance from experienced attorneys at leading firms, and visit our author center any time.
Print & Digital Publishing Solutions
Matthew Bender treatises are relied upon for legal insights prepared by top practitioners. Dig deeper with authoritative analysis of topics in your specific area of law. Learn about the full portfolio of Print and Digital Publishing Solutions.
Briefs, Pleadings and Motions
Timely, topical court documents help you build on established insights related to significant legal issues. The LexisNexis® collection of legal briefs, motions, pleadings and jury instructions are retrieved from noteworthy cases identified by experienced Mathew Bender® and Mealey's™ legal editors. These resources link directly to case opinions and other key documents.
Emerging Issues Analysisat Lexis®
Gain guidance from practicing attorneys on the most important and rapidly emerging national, state and international issues with LexisNexis® Emerging Issues Analysis. Commentaries examine a wide range of recent legal cases, regulations, trends and developments in a multitude of practice areas.
Track legal, news & business updates
Our legal and business landscape is constantly changing. How can you be among the first to know about new developments, analyze trends, gain insight and take action? Explore convenient online tools that help you track case law, validation, legal news, business issues, court records, legislative and regulatory developments, securities news and more.
LexisNexis® Alertsat Lexis®
Stay on top of legal and business news, and be ready to distribute critical information quickly. Use intuitive online tools to search the LexisNexis® collection of legal news, business and financial from authoritative sources around the world. Save key searches as alerts to receive updates on the timetable you choose―even real time. And it’s easy to set up a Shepard’s Alert® to stay on top of cases and statutes.
50-State Surveys of Statutes & Regulations
To perform a quick and factual comparison across states, select a LexisNexis® 50-State Survey covering every state’s current law on a particular topic—statutes, regulations and court rules—all in one document. Each survey offers direct links to statutes, regulations and/or court rules on Lexis®, a summary of key topic trends, and links to federal and industry mandates.
The CourtLink® Service with Alerts & Tracks
CourtLink® docket and document research tools help you conduct thorough due diligence, monitor litigation affecting your legal practice and identify new business opportunities. Search across the full text of more than 168 million federal and state court dockets and documents in a single click, filter to view exactly what you need, and receive timely alerts and tracks on new and ongoing case filings.
State Net® tools enable you to reduce risk by identifying, assessing and responding quickly to legislative and regulatory activity. Benefit from single-source access to thousands of documents and resources collected, edited and linked for relevancy by experts with deep-domain experience. Use State Net resources to store, analyze, segment, track and report on relevant legislation and regulations.
Lexis® Securities Mosaic®
The Lexis® Securities Mosaic® service brings together securities, federal regulatory, disclosure and legal transaction information. This constantly updated research database alerts you to the publication of any new SEC release within minutes, and SEC EDGAR® filings are updated in real time.
White Paper: The high cost of “free” news
If you rely on the “open Web” and tools like Google Alerts® for your must-have news and business coverage, you could be missing vital information. Read our “Monitoring the News” White Paper to learn more.Read the white paper
White Paper: “The Game of Rules”—the importance of monitoring government regulations
Every time you think you know the rules—they change. Learn how you can take a proactive and forward-looking approach to keeping up with the speed of regulatory changes today.Read the white paper
LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Get fast access to today’s top legal headlines—breaking cases, rulings and more. Plus expert commentary and analysis you won’t find anywhere else.Top Legal News Headlines
Over 9,000 state & federal agencies—and only one of you?
Each day agencies churn out thousands of new proposals and regulatory changes. That’s why countless law firms, compliance and government affairs professionals count on LexisNexis State Net. Find out why.
Use search results in drafting & strategy
You have your legal research results … but how can you put your insight to work in documents and case strategy? Stay organized with convenient online folders for your research, plus legal forms, checklists and other efficiency tools. You can even integrate your research and validation with Microsoft® Outlook® and Microsoft® Word—as well as your own internal documents.
Use Lexis® folders to save legal documents along with your highlighting and annotations. Lexis also gives you access to legal forms for specific practice areas and jurisdictions, plus checklists and related drafting tools.
Get a head start on drafting with access to hundreds of relevant forms, sample agreements and drafting notes related to the topic and task at hand. Practical Guidance® also helps to simplify your routine by providing practical guidance, checklists, model documents and legal analysis.
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 for checking citations, creating a Table of Authorities and more—all from within the Microsoft® Word and Outlook® software you use every day.
Lexis® Search Advantage
Reduce the number of steps needed to perform legal research by adding enterprise-wide search enhancements. Incorporate Shepard’s Signal™ indicators and links to case/code citations in your internal work product to ensure you’re not missing relevant information.
If you are involved in litigation, save your Lexis® research in a centralized file using CaseMap® case analysis software. CaseMap ties together facts, legal issues and evidence to help you identify issues, develop a chronology, improve strategy and generate polished case reports. You can also securely share legal research and insight across offices for easier collaboration.
Lexis® for Microsoft Office®: Make the most of your time and tools
Shepardize® citations—without leaving your Word document. Profile companies or key parties—from within your email. Less time spent jumping back and forth between your email, word processing and online legal research tools means greater efficiency. Only Lexis for Microsoft Office brings these must-have resources together in powerful, productive new ways. Seeing is believing.
Connect key facts to build insight
With so much data at your fingertips, how can you connect the dots and draw sound conclusions? Whether you’re building a legal case, making a deal or handling a matter, easy-to-use tools can help you assess risk and identify fact patterns vital to your strategy. You can turn facts into intelligence and insight into action.
LexisNexis® Dossier helps you develop deeper insights on existing and prospective clients, business partners, vendors, competitors and industries so you can make fully informed business decisions. Identify and pre-qualify prospective clients, conduct in-depth company and financial analysis, and quickly create custom reports.
CourtLink® Strategic Profiles
Gain insight on the litigation history of judges, experts, litigants and opposing counsel―as well as trends related to specific natures of suit—with easy-to-read graphs, data charts and facts. CourtLink® Strategic Profiles help you develop legal case strategy, vet new hires, draft more successful pleadings and motions, and make settlement recommendations.
Lexis Medical Navigator™
Formulate a winning medical malpractice strategy with help from an interactive dashboard combining medical and legal content, standard of care analysis, case assessment, verdicts and settlements, and a directory of experts.
LexisNexis® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer
Efficient, thorough analysis of jury verdicts and settlements can help you assess opportunity and risk, and optimize legal case valuation. Dynamic graphics enable you to identify trends, manipulate variables, chart potential outcomes and drill down into the cases most relevant to you.
Craft more persuasive arguments when you know how your judge will likely rule and how well your expert will stand up in court. Only Context offers case-law language analytics that reveal experts’ challenge histories and pinpoint case passages your judge most relies on.
White Paper–Six Critical Tasks for Medical Malpractice Cases
Medical malpractice cases can be complex, confusing and costly. But, by implementing the right tools and performing six essential tasks you can bring order to your medical malpractice cases—and increase your chances of winning.Read the white paper
Case Study: Lexis Medical Navigator™—virtually pain-free medical malpractice research
Clore Law Clore Law Group says benefits of Lexis Medical Navigator™ make it a no “no-brainer” –and must-have tool for end-to-end medical malpractice research. Find out why.Read case study
A day in the life of a litigator
You start your day early and end late. Your litigation research needs are vital and varied. From tracking the latest filings, to assessing potential outcomes and researching key case players, you need litigation research tools as fast and agile as you are.See details
Choose from eBooks, print, online, mobile & more
Where do you work? How do you work? Today it varies from person to person—and sometimes moment to moment. Whether you’re at your desk or on the go, you can get flexible content delivered your way with streamlined, integrated tools for online legal research, as well as authoritative print titles, a wide range of up-to-date eBooks, a Digital Library solution and mobile tools to help you succeed from anywhere.
eBooks and print publications for your practice area
LexisNexis® eBooks make your legal library portable and accessible 24/7 via a variety of eReaders on a Mac®, PC or mobile device. Choose from eBooks specific to your legal practice areas, and benefit from dynamic links to cases and citations. Updates are available as part of your subscription. As always, you can also order the latest print publications to make sure law volumes in your office are current and relevant to your areas of practice.
eBooks and print publications for your jurisdiction
Consult legal texts for your jurisdiction from anywhere. LexisNexis® eBooks make your legal library portable and accessible 24/7 via a variety of eReaders on a Mac®, PC or mobile device. Benefit from dynamic links to cases and citations relevant to your jurisdiction. Your subscription can include updates. Plus, the latest print publications are available from the LexisNexis® Store so you can make sure volumes in your office are up to date and relevant.
LexisNexis® Digital Library
LexisNexis and OverDrive®―the digital library provider chosen by 22,000 libraries, schools and colleges worldwide―have joined forces to offer you a customized library solution. LexisNexis Digital Library can increase mobile access and research productivity while helping you save legal subscription costs and manage title usage.
LexisNexis® Mobile Solutions
A variety of LexisNexis apps and legal mobile sites help you make informed, on-the-spot decisions. Download a convenient app for CourtLink® Alerts and Tracks, legal news or TextMap® transcript management software. Visit mobile sites for State Net®, LexisNexis® Get Cases & Shepardize® and Customer Support. And now, Lexis® gives you truly responsive design―you chose the mobile device, and the Lexis screens adapt to fit your view―no need to use an app for that.
Lexis® online integration with legal tools
Search comprehensive resources using the intuitive Lexis® interface, and link to integrated tools for validation, case assessment, strategy, transactional work and more―all in the same place.
Print & Digital Publishing Solutions
Where and how do you work? Today it varies from person to person—and moment to moment. You can get content delivered in a wide range of eBooks, a Digital Library solution and mobile tools to help you succeed from anywhere. Learn more about Publishing Solutions here.
LexisNexis eBooks: Master the art of “on-the-go”
On a plane, in court, anywhere you go, LexisNexis eBooks go with you. It’s the same trusted, insightful and interconnected content—only portable. Discover the flexibility and freedom of untethered access to critical content—anytime, anywhereView demo
Build your digital library
Browse our extensive library of available eBooks. Titles organized by jurisdiction, practice area and more.Available titles
Take a byte: Sample an eBook—risk-free
Select from from a variety of titles—available in multiple formats so they can be read across a wide range of tablets and eReaders.Download sample