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Nexis-Lexis, JusticeLink provide electronic filing

The Lexis-Nexis Group and JusticeLink Inc. are forming an alliance to provide an electronic filing platform for the legal community.

Together, both companies will be able to offer a more complete set of services to court systems and law firms. JusticeLink will become the exclusive court e-file solutions partner of Lexis-Nexis, and Lexis-Nexis will gain an equity stake in JusticeLink and a seat on the company's board of directors.

As part of the alliance, the two companies will work together to transition jurisdictions now using the Lexis-Nexis Complex Litigation Automated Docket (CLAD) to JusticeLink's e-file service. CLAD is the current Lexis-Nexis e-file offering.

For more information, visit expands CLE, a provider of Internet-based continuing legal education, is expanding its course catalog. provides interactive learning and automated reporting, as well as 24 hours a day, seven days a week internet availability.

For information, visit

Westlaw offers access to news and business

Attorneys and legal researchers who need fast access to business and financial information can now turn to Westlaw News & Business.

Through Westlaw's alliance with Dow Jones & Co., Westlaw News & Business provides more than 5,000 publications, including newspapers, magazines, newsletters and transcripts of radio and television broadcasts. Also included is comprehensive coverage of U.S. and international business and financial publications and up-to-the minute Securities & Exchange Commission filings.

For more information, call 1-800/328-7990, ext. 77450.

ProLaw upgrades to Microsoft's SQL server

ProLaw Software has upgraded its self-named software to Microsoft's SQL server 7.0 database. The upgrade will allow law firms to link their information, said a company spokesman.

For information on ProLaw, visit, e-mail or call 1-800/977-6529.

Legalex Rules upgrade

Legalex Rules has upgraded the court rules on its web site for the fifth time this year, adding almost 40 state and federal timelines to the site since January.

All timeline updates are now available on the Internet at and can be downloaded directly to the user's Legalex subdirectory for immediate access.

For more information vist the web site or call 877/953-4253.

Linking legal citations

West Group's new WestCiteLink 2.1 gives researchers even more power to link legal citations between web and word-processed documents with the full text of cases on Westlaw.

Information is available at