LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services. During the 1970s, LexisNexis pioneered the electronic accessibility of legal and journalistic documents. As of 2006, the company has the world’s largest electronic database for legal and public-records related information.
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis and Nexis services. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
Through the integration of information and technology, LexisNexis uniquely unites proprietary brands, advanced Web technologies and premium information sources. Across the globe, LexisNexis provides customers with access to billions of searchable documents and records from more than 45,000 legal, news and business sources.
The rule of law is a theme that unifies LexisNexis across the globe and is one that is passionately supported by the company’s people. LexisNexis is committed to actively working to advance the rule of law, through its day-to-day business, products and services, and its actions as a corporate citizen.
More specifically, LexisNexis promotes the rule of law by:
- Providing products and servicesthat enable customers to excel in the practice and business of law, and that help justice systems, governments and business to function more effectively, efficiently and transparently.
- Documentinglocal, national and international laws and making them accessible in print and online to citizens and professionals in the public and private sector.
- Partneringwith governments and non-profit organizations to make justice systems more efficient and transparent.
- Supporting corporate citizenship initiativesthat strengthen civil society and the rule of law across the globe.