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Are You Buried In An Information Avalanche?

Although the foundation of today’s Internet was built as a government project more than 40 years ago, relatively few people were using it at the beginning of the 1990s. Then Vice President Al Gore spoke glowingly of the promise of the “information superhighway,” which would improve...

Nanomaterials: the next asbestos-like toxic tort or the greatest thing since sliced bread?

Nanotechnology is developing rapidly, and many companies are already producing products that contain engineered nanomaterials ranging from consumer products like sunscreens and cosmetics to industrial products such as bioengineered materials used to help contain and clean up toxic spills. But are these...

Cellular studies suggest that single-wall carbon nanotubes can cause potentially adverse cellular responses in mesothelial cells, which are not unlike those induced by asbestos exposure

Single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), with their unique properties, have many potential new applications in medicine and industry. However, there has been concern expressed about their potential for toxicity, biopersistence, and pathogenicity, and also for the ability of SWCNTs to translocate to subpleural...

CEO Andy Prozes Steers The Course of LexisNexis Technological Advances

I had occasion to watch the DVD of True Crime the other day, a 1999 movie starring Clint Eastwood (and others in a terrific cast too lengthy to list here, but that includes Isaiah Washington before his Grey’s Anatomy days and a fantastically understated Denis Leary). Because the movie is only 10...

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LexisNexis Video Discussions and Interviews from LegalTech NY, Feb 1, 2010

Feb 1, 2010 - Mike Walsh, CEO of U.S. Legal Markets at LexisNexis, addresses viewers from the convention floor at LegalTech NY 2010. Feb 1, 2010 - LexisNexis' Mike Mintz interviews USLM CEO Mike Walsh at LegalTech NY 2010. Walsh discusses the business of law, legal issues, technology and Lexis for...

LexisNexis Video Update - April 1, 2010

LexisNexis Legal News is now available on video! You’ve been able to listen to our legal news podcasts for several years. Now you can watch this weekly summary of the some of the litigation news stories being reported by the editors of LexisNexis Mealey’s Publications. (Please visit the...

Wrotten But Not Dead: High Court of New York Signals Legislature to Review Televised Testimony at Criminal Trial

By Michael S. Quinn "Courtrooms ... cannot sit idly by, in a cocoon of yesteryear, while society and technology race towards the next millennium." The next millennium is now. In 2004, Live Video Teleconferencing (VTC) testimony of an adult witness was used at criminal trial in the Bronx...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Avoiding Legal Problems Created by Your Company Website (Part I)

In today's technology-focused age, commercial websites are ever more sophisticated and interactive, allowing customers to do far more than view and purchase a company's products. More and more businesses use social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter to reach consumers and build brand...

Troutman Sanders LLP: Avoiding Legal Problems Created by Your Company Website (Part II: Gathering Information from Website Visitors)

By Troutman Sanders Part I of this post addressed the content that appears on your company website - both content you create or that was created for you and content generated by users of your website. Today, we will look at the various technologies for collecting information from users - often without...