A class action lawsuit (12 CV 1340) was filed in the Southern District of New York today by Edward White and Kenneth Elan and their respective law firms  against West Publishing  dba West and Reed Elsevier dba Lexis.I know you are thinking:  law review articles, chapters of legal treatises, a book of lawyer jokes,… poetry for lawyers…Wrong. The plaintiffs are

Preface: A partner once explained CALR write offs for me this way: “I don’t charge any of my clients for Lexis and Westlaw because I don’t understand the charges, I can’t control the charges, I can’t explain the charges and I can’t defend the charges.”Background: It wasn’t always this bad. I personally recall

We have been through drills like this before and this is no doubt, not the last content swap between Lexis and  Westlaw platforms we will face.

While waiting for some word from Lexis on how ALM content will be priced, I began conducting some internal due diligence. These items might be of interest to others.

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