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In addition to LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law (the largest providers), which are now owned by multinational conglomerates RELX Group, Thomson Reuters, and Bloomberg, L.R, respectively, the market is filling with a growing number of startup AI-driven entries, including ROSS Intelligence, Fastcase, Casemaker, and Casetext.
[section] 15-154.01 (West, Westlaw through 2015 Sess.)), California (see
The Westlaw Qatar will provide the Qatari legal content through the Westlaw global network, which would contribute to enhance the transparency policy adopted by the country as well as provision of all legal information for investment and commercial laws.
Last February, two lawyer--Edward White and Kenneth Elan--sued Reed Elsevier Plc-owned LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters Corp.-owned Westlaw, claiming they unlawfully profited by selling their legal documents in their databases.
"Westlaw Gulf was launched at the end of last year to meet the demand for an authoritative source of translations for lawyers operating across the Gulf region," remarked Basil Moftah, the managing director for the Middle East, Africa and Russia.
Currently, Westlaw Gulf provides lawyers with English translations of the most commercially relevant and widely used laws and cases from the UAE.
22, Oklahoma City lawyer Edward White and New York City lawyer Kenneth Elan filed a class action lawsuit against West Publishing, which owns Westlaw, and Reed Elsevier, which owns LexisNexis.
Westlaw said the service is organized into digests, with translations of legislation and cases, and summaries of the legal issues in each document, allowing users to "build legal topic hierarchies from the issues central to these laws and cases." West said all information is linked by legal concept, not just key word.
Case Evaluator enables litigators to build a fact base representing the outcomes of comparable cases--including verdicts, awards, relevant medical and expert witness data, and other criteria--and then generate Westlaw reports that can help sharpen legal strategies for the matter at hand.
Content from all NewsRx titles is also available via Factiva, LexisNexis, Dialog, NewsEdge, Westlaw, EBSCO, ProQuest, Ovid and Pinnacor-Marketwatch.com.
West, a Thomson business and provider of integrated information solutions to legal and regulatory professionals, has introduced a series of Homeland Security and Anti-Terrorism databases on Westlaw to help legal professionals focus their research.