Advance company interests using vast court content

Confidently search dockets and documents to mitigate risk and develop deep intelligence for sound decision-making. What complaints were filed today against your company? Has one of your vendors, business partners or contractors been sued? Will newly filed litigation affect your organization?

Lexis® CourtLink® provides access to the largest collection of dockets and documents, coupled with powerful searching tools, alerts, tracks and CourtLink® Strategic Profiles. Today’s intuitive interface helps you save time and work smarter to deliver exceptional results.


Confidently search court dockets and documents

Missing vital information could jeopardize a case or hurt a business opportunity. With the CourtLink service, you have the flexibility to conduct a broad search or select specific criteria on one screen: courts, nature of suit, judge, attorney, firm, etc. There is no cap on the number of dockets you can surface. Even use familiar Lexis® filters to narrow your results.

  • Exceptional coverage: CourtLink provides the industry’s largest collection of dockets and documents—189.7 million dockets and 36.5 million documents, plus more than 100,000 dockets added each week—as well as the broadest federal court coverage, including U.S. Tax Courts, Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and more.
  • Simple searching with precise, familiar filters: Take advantage of streamlined CourtLink searching across full-text documents, along with the familiar Lexis tools to quickly refine your results. You can filter by class action, chapter, court, timeline, sources, practice area, keyword, case type, case status, cause and more.
  • Quick access to CourtLink research history: Easily view prior searches, as well as your dockets and documents, in one location, and retain them for 90 days.
  • Full integration to expand your research: Convenient links take you directly to related case law on Lexis, universal folders, alerts involving judges, attorneys or parties, and Lex Machina® summary reports.*

Stay on top of new developments

Be among the first to know about new filings and stay on top of cases of interest. With CourtLink, you can set up CourtLink Alerts and CourtLink Tracks in a snap to be notified of new developments. Use them to help you mitigate risk, uncover opportunities, supervise outside counsel and conduct due diligence on vendors and business partners.

  • Easily set up CourtLink Alerts on newly filed cases involving parties, judges, attorneys, firms and subject matter of interest to you. You can create defendant-only alerts, alerts with multiple litigants or alerts that combine litigants, attorneys or law firms, judges, natures of suit and more.
  • Only CourtLink offers you New Event alerts notifying you of new filings as they become available.
  • Use CourtLink Tracks to stay on top of new activity in an existing case that matters to you. Track a docket through a federal or state court system automatically and receive word of new events as often as hourly so you’re not caught off guard. You can even receive tracks via email with the dockets attached.

Gain more insight with data-driven, visual strategic profiles

Use CourtLink Strategic Profiles to analyze the litigation history of a company or individual—such as a judge, attorney or law firm. This analytical tool helps you assess risk and develop insights for strong business decisions.

  • Research the full litigation history of a supplier, prospect or competitor.
  • Discover whether any prospective alliances pose a risk to your company.
  • Locate key information about suppliers, such as whether or not they have been sued for breach of contract.