The legal industry is constantly changing. It is important to stay on top of the latest law news. Whether you are an attorney, a legal research consultant, or a legal librarian, you need to be informed on new developments. LexisNexis(r) offers a wide range of resources to help you research any topic, anywhere. They have 430+ publications, a wide selection of research tools, and more than 30+ law reviews.
In addition to these services, the company also offers a suite of intellectual property solutions, including trademark, patent, and copyright protection. Additionally, Lex Machina, a subsidiary of LexisNexis, is expanding its IP solutions with the launch of legal analytics for internet law.
Aside from the launch of its legal analytics products, LexisNexis has also added a variety of new state code indexes to its offerings. This includes 51 state-specific Gannett Media Corp publications that will be available on Lexis. Another new addition is a federal legislative history research guide.
Among the University of Virginia School of Law’s new courses is a course on comparative family law. Students will have the opportunity to take International Family Law, as well as classes on the Constitutional Rights of Native Americans, Immigration and Naturalization, and Trade Secret Law.
New faculty appointments have also been announced at the University of Georgia. Professors Elizabeth Chambliss and Ann Eisenberg will teach a number of new courses this semester. Other incoming faculty include Mark C. Jefferson, assistant dean for diversity at the University of Virginia School of Law; Kim Krawiec, professor of law at the University of Virginia School of Law; and Bertrall Ross, professor of law at the University of Virginia.
Seton Hall Law School is also home to several distinguished alumni. Charles Sullivan was a pioneering professor at the school. His many articles have focused on the intersection of law and inequality. He was also a founding member of the American Constitution Society. John D. Tortorella, a distinguished alumnus, serves on the Board of Regents at the school.
The City Bar Justice Center recently hosted ten talented students in its internship program. Their work focuses on social justice and involves hands-on participation in client cases. Many of the student interns have volunteered at a local soup kitchen or helped out with legal services at the United States border.
At the end of this month, LexisNexis will release a Fact & Issue Finder on Lexis+(r). With a search engine, dockets, statutes, and complaints, it can be a convenient source of information for lawyers and legal researchers. To make it even easier to use, the company has added a publication status filter to the Fact & Issue Finder.
In the future, MLex will be focusing on analyzing the complex global response to war in Ukraine. It is also examining the political aspects of Russia’s sanctions. These updates come after the company acquired IPlytics, a company that provides intellectual property protection.
Meanwhile, the University of Virginia School of Law has established the Center for Empirical Studies in Law, a new institute that will train the next generation of lawyers in empirical techniques.