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Westlaw

An online research service for legal professionals in the United States. It provides users with thousands of documents, including statutes, court decisions, articles and so forth. Westlaw began in 1970.
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LexisNexis and the other largest platforms, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law, are all actively developing their own AI technologies and are incorporating data analytics into a number of areas.
20-2-145 (West, Westlaw through 2014 Sess.)), Illinois (see 105 Ill.
Russell Haworth, managing director, Middle East and North Africa, Thomson Reuters, said: "We are delighted to launch our leading legal research service in Qatar and are grateful for the support of the Ministry of Justice." "Westlaw Gulf provides a wealth of legal information relating to Qatar, expertly indexed and translated, as well as the latest news from across the Gulf, allowing lawyers to keep track of the latest legal developments and reducing valuable time spent on lengthy legal research," Haworth added.
Meanwhile, LexisNexis and Westlaw claimed they had a right to use the documents in question under the fair-use doctrine because they were generally available to the public through the Pacer filing system.
Currently, Westlaw Gulf provides lawyers with expertly written English translations of the most commercially relevant and widely used laws and cases from the UAE.
Westlaw Chinaceo Stephen Yao noted that "more and more western businesses have operations in China and the law firms that represent them are now growing their presence in China as well.
For example, an attorney seeking information about a company involved in a case can select and go to a corporate profile in Westlaw's public records database, while ProLaw enters the attorney's login name, password, and billing information.
legal market, such as Westlaw, the online service that contains more than 15,000 legal, financial and business news databases," said Don St.Ores, Lead Network Engineer at West Group, a division of The Thomson Corporation.
Lexis-Nexis and Westlaw have dominated the legal database, business, but Westlaw's parent is also refocusing.
This is the same "search syntax" that CCH uses in its on-line service, "CCH Access Online" (which is akin to Lexis and WestLaw), and the CD-ROM service is designed to update research quickly through CCH Access Online.
Computer rooms are essential, and law libraries have dwindled in importance since most information law firms need is available on computer networks such as Lexis, Westlaw and other services.