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LexisNexis® provides an exclusive combination of authoritative and comprehensive news and business information. Get access to more than 20,000 news sources, including: The top 100 daily U.S. newspapers More than 6,000 magazines More than 6,500 international sources More than 200...

Use Shepard's to Validate Good Law

Only Shepard's provides the full spectrum of analysis from very negative (overruled) and negative (questioned by) through mild negative (distinguished) to true positive (followed). You need to be certain the law you're citing is still good law and Shepard's is the only citation-verification...

Shepard’s® Citations Service: Now with Enhanced Statutes Reports

Validate your research more quickly and completely with Shepard's® Citations Service, the premier citation service, available exclusively from LexisNexis®. Shepard's helps you easily confirm that your caselaw citations are still good law. Shepard's can also identify citing cases that...

A Computer Trained to “Think” like an Associate

Could a computer put the jobs of future associates in Jeopardy? The answer to that, in Jeopardy style, comes in the form of a question, "Who is Watson?" It may ultimately mean legal research performed in seconds rather than hours. This week, it meant a huge game show victory by a computer over...

Lexis Advance for Associates Coming Soon!

The solution is the latest in a series of online legal research innovations from LexisNexis that help legal professionals drive better outcomes for their business and their clients "Lexis Advance for Associates is the continuation of our strategy to provide professionals with tools that are specifically...

Announcement concerning LexisNexis® by Credit Card and lexisONE®

Beginning on March 31, 2011 LexisNexis will no longer offer the website LexisNexis® by Credit Card http://web.lexis.com/xchange/ccsubs/cc_prods.asp , nor the Free Case Law per document option and daily and weekly content available at lexisONE® www.lexisone.com . We will continue to provide our...

iPad Tips for Attorneys and Law Students

If you are a current iPad or iPad2 owner you have probably tinkered around with it a lot. In fact, you have probably already mastered Angry Birds, totally customized your Pandora station, and your iBook shelf runneth over. Are you now considering using it for work and productivity purposes? What are...

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Conducting Efficient Legal Research for Clients Tutorial

Brush up on your research skills so you can efficiently and effectively perform legal research for clients. To view this tutorial, you will need to use adobe flash player. If you have not downloaded flash player previously here is a link to the free download. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Starting Your Research with LexisNexis

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LexisNexis Voted BEST LEGAL RESEARCH PROVIDER by the National Law Journal, Legal Times

Did you know that LexisNexis® was voted BEST LEGAL RESEARCH PROVIDER by the National Law Journal and Legal Times? Recently, at the first annual Best of Legal Times Reader's Rankings, LexisNexis® was ranked top provider in 7 different categories! Reader's cast their votes to decide which...

Top 10 Most Important Things to Know About Lexis Advance

The Top 10 Most Important Things YOU Need to Know About Lexis® Advance ....In 5 Minutes or Less, Lexis® Advance is so intuitive and easy to use that you may not need training. The attached document highlights 10 key features that you will want to know about to make your Lexis Advance experience...

Lexis Advance Quick Tips

Welcome to Lexis Advance! This cutting-edge system is designed to transform the way you conduct legal research. Reference these quick tips to get the most out of Lexis Advance. For a list of important tips and features, please open and review the attachment.

News Searching on Lexis Advance™

If you haven't tried using the Lexis Advance service for finding relevant news articles, you are missing out! With the top U.S. and global publications, including the top newspapers, magazines and journals, and more than 600 sources from Factiva®, searching news using Lexis Advance has many...

Lexis Advance Overview

Introducing the legal research tool you've been searching for, Lexis Advance! Lexis Advance TM has been designed specifically for you, with you, to help transform the way you conduct online legal research. You asked for an efficient and intuitive way to search, now you can get the right results...

Lexis Advance Research: Legal Issue Trail

Have you ever found a key passage in a case discussing your research issue and wished you could just jump quickly to a list of other case opinions citing that passage? If so, you should be using Legal Issue Trail , a newly patented technology found exclusively on Lexis Advance. Put simply, the Legal...

Digital Libraries With Amazing New Capabilities – available now through LexisNexis!

LexisNexis has joined forces with OverDrive®, the library solutions provider, whose large, diverse catalog of eBook titles will complement the LexisNexis collection of electronic legal titles. As a LexisNexis Digital Library customer, you will also have access to and be able to purchase more than...

Rookie Mistakes to Avoid as an Associate: Citing To An Overturned Case

"In a trademark dispute, I prepared the first draft of a motion based almost entirely on an analogous appellate court decision in our jurisdiction. The partner was ecstatic about the work and filed the motion with few revisions. In the response brief, the opposing party pointed out that the case...

New Additions/Enhancements for Tax Professionals and Updates to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

Recently released on Lexis is the CCH source CCH 2007 through Current Tax Acts: Law, Explanation & Analysis, which will be updated whenever new major federal tax legislation is enacted. Also, Aspen's Almanac of the Federal Judiciary has been enhanced with judges' photos, where available,...

If you sometimes use Boolean search queries for your research, check out these tips for effectively using terms and connectors on Lexis Advance

You probably know that you can use either Boolean or Natural Language search queries on Lexis Advance. Simply type your query into the red search box and Lexis Advance will execute a Boolean search if the query includes a recognized connector and a Natural Language search if the query does not include...