New legal news site from Mealey Publications.Mealey Publications (King of Prussia King of Prussia, industrialized suburban area (1990 pop. 18,406), Montgomery co., SE Pa. It has glass and steel fabricating, food processing, printing and publishing, and varied manufacturing (textiles, liquified petroleum gas, water-treatment and electrical , PA), a unit of LexisNexis (Dayton, OH), has begun the production of a new legal news site (mealeys.com/legal-news.asp) with legal information, news and developments for all practice areas, Mealey said. The new site will be updated twice a day. Access to headlines and some analysis is free. Access to most full-text stories is on a pay-per-view basis.
The site carries the top national legal news stories, state-by-state updates, and an overview of suit filings, verdicts and settlements in the user's chosen practice area.
The new site's headlines and briefs include: the latest news from Mealey's 50 litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. reports covering such topics as ERISA See Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
See Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). , product liability, securities and toxic torts; the latest from Matthew Bender's update service on such topics as family law and immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. ; headlines from "Tax Notes Today;" links from headlines and briefs to full stories and court documents such as appellate briefs and complaints; links to practice area collections on Lexis Lexis®
An online legal information service that provides the full text of opinions and statutes in electronic format. Subscribers use their personal computers to search the Lexis database for relevant cases. They may download or print the legal information they retrieve. .com and news stories on LexisOne; links to practice-specific news from the general press; and, jurisdictional maps that allow users to browse recent headlines from top litigation states.
New litigation reports launched by Mealey in 2003 include Discovery Report: Electronic Issues, Tort Reform Update, Corporate Governance Corporate Governance
The relationship between all the stakeholders in a company. This includes the shareholders, directors, and management of a company, as defined by the corporate charter, bylaws, formal policy, and rule of law. Report, International Asbestos Liability Report and Emerging Securities Litigation Report.