Florida: LexisNexis and the Florida Supreme Court have signed aone-year agreement, under which LexisNexis will provide legal research services to the Florida judiciary.
The accord will provide access to LexisNexis' lexis.com; Shepard's Citation Service and the Matthew Bender treatise library, among other products. Approximately 750 judges and 750 support staff are included in the arrangement, the parties note.
Information: Reader Response no. 316.
Baltimore: CourtLink has announced the launch of a two-year efiling pilot project with the Circuit Court for Baltimore. The project will begin with all asbestos cases calendared for trial in 2001. Parties can file electronically using CourtLink's "eFile" service. Users can file from any Web-enabled computer, or from a public access terminal located in the courthouse, says CourtLink.
The Bellevue, Wash., company also announced a pilot project for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Information: Reader Response no. 317.