Via Lexis announcement, Lexis has released its first application called “Get Cases and Shepardize.” This free application allows users to retrieve cases from Lexis and Shepardize them. Users must currently have a Lexis account.
The application allows users to:
- Find and review case instantly by reading the Case Brief – an overview of the issues, rules, and reasoning (written by LexisNexis experts) just by entering its citation
- Get an at-a-glance indication of how closely they need to evaluate the case with Shepard’s Signal Indicators
- Get an overview of a case’s legal treatment up front by viewing the Shepard’s Summary, right at the top of your Shepard’s reports