According to the company's web site, LexisNexis, launched on April 2, 1973, is "the first commercial, full-text legal information service. ... The "LexisNexis™ online legal research system ... exemplifies the leadership and innovation that LexisNexis employees and their companies around the world have demonstrated for hundreds of years."
LexisNexis "provides authoritative legal, news, public records and business information; including tax and regulatory publications in online, print or CD-ROM formats. ... The global legal and information division of Reed Elsevier plc, LexisNexis Group combines dozens of brands that are leaders within their respective markets, including Butterworths, Les Editions du Juris Classeur and Martindale-Hubbell."
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