vLex Launches Vastly Expanded Vincent Legal GenAI Toolset, and AI-Focused Co-Development Lab

16 April 2024Press ReleaseVincent AI

Global Legal Intelligence Innovator Adds Litigation and Transactional GenAI Tools, and vLex Labs, an AI-Focused Co-Development Unit

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vLex Launches Vastly Expanded Vincent Legal GenAI Toolset, and AI-Focused Co-Development Lab

ABA and vLex launch exclusive ABA Antitrust Premium Digital Library

3 April 2024Press Release

The American Bar Association (ABA) and vLex today announced a major upgrade to the ABA Antitrust Digital Library on vLex with the launch of the ABA Antitrust Premium Digital Library.

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ABA and vLex launch exclusive ABA Antitrust Premium Digital Library

vLex hires Dan Hoadley to lead new LLM-focused research and development team

28 March 2024Press Release

vLex, a global legal intelligence platform that provides legal professionals with access to the most extensive collection of legal and regulatory material in the world, is excited to announce the formation of a new advanced research and development team dedicated to the exploration and integration of Large Language Models (LLMs) in legal technology.

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vLex hires Dan Hoadley to lead new LLM-focused research and development team

Elevating Legal Operations: Docket Alarm's Strategic Expansions and Foundation Integration

28 March 2024Docket Alarm

In an era where law firms and legal departments are constantly pursuing efficiency and comprehensive access to legal information, Docket Alarm proudly announces significant enhancements to its suite of features and analytics capabilities. These advancements are designed to refine legal research, case management, and legal business operations. Additionally, we are excited to share news about our latest integration with Foundation.

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Elevating Legal Operations: Docket Alarm's Strategic Expansions and Foundation Integration

vLex’s International Law and Technology Writing Competition Shortlist for 2024

27 March 2024Law Schools

vLex is excited to announce the shortlist for our seventh annual International Law and Technology Writing Competition! We received a huge amount of brilliant submissions across the three categories for 2024 – Immigration, Large Language Models (LLMs), and Industrial Action – and the finalists for each topic are listed below. Congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted!

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vLex’s International Law and Technology Writing Competition Shortlist for 2024

Motion Analytics in Florida and California for Docket Alarm

18 March 2024Docket Alarm

Docket Alarm has expandedPleading Tags and Motion Analytics in state courts, adding coverage in key counties in Florida and California.

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Motion Analytics in Florida and California for Docket Alarm

Docket Alarm Now Offers Direct API Connections to Litera Foundation

15 March 2024Docket Alarm

Docket Alarm’s latest integration offers the unparalleled capability for API subscribers to seamlessly connect public litigation data to Litera’s Foundation knowledge management platform.

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Docket Alarm Now Offers Direct API Connections to Litera Foundation

Is NYT v OpenAI bad news for law firms using legal GenAI?

6 March 2024

The New York Times’ copyright infringement lawsuit against OpenAI should be followed closely by any organization that either uses GenAI-backed tech or collects data to train such tools. The implications of the case for the legal profession remain to be seen, but at the very least, using free-for-all GenAI tools to carry out legal research is looking more and more like a case of ‘you get what you pay for’.

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Is NYT v OpenAI bad news for law firms using legal GenAI?

Your Guide to Fact-Checking Generative AI

4 March 2024

The legal world’s excitement over the research potential of ChatGPT was tempered in 2023 by a spate of judicial warnings about the dangers of ChatGPT’s inaccuracies and hallucinations. The judiciary’s position is clear: lawyers must fact-check AI-generated submissions or face harsh penalties. It’s also clear that GenAI is far less risky when accessed through robust legal research tech – such as Vincent AI with its easy source-checking capabilities and vast dataset of non-hallucinated statutes, regulations, and cases.

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Your Guide to Fact-Checking Generative AI

The Legal AI Pathfinder’s Assembly - Chicago: Grounding Legal AI’s possibilities with real strategies

1 March 2024

From March 6 to 7, law firm leaders, and legal tech innovators – including vLex – will converge at Chapman and Cutler law firm in Chicago for The Legal AI Pathfinder’s Assembly. Attendees can look forward to two days of intense peer-led discussion on strategies that will move them closer to realizing the transformative potential of Legal AI.

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The Legal AI Pathfinder’s Assembly - Chicago: Grounding Legal AI’s possibilities with real strategies

Introducing Vincent AI Analyze Document

29 February 2024

Vincent AI’s sophisticated new Analyze Document feature moves it closer to being a lawyer’s complete legal research companion. Using vLex’s carefully designed prompts, lawyers can do a deep interrogation of any legal document to build arguments, conduct legal analyses, and a range of other actions that require legal reasoning ability.

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Introducing Vincent AI Analyze Document

Fastcase's Cert now includes New York, Texas, Nevada and Washington

8 February 2024

Cert, a cutting-edge negative citator tool for Fastcase, empowers legal researchers by swiftly and effortlessly identifying cases that have been treated unfavourably in subsequent decisions, thus providing a comprehensive perspective on a case's precedential value.

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Fastcase's Cert now includes New York, Texas, Nevada and Washington

Whitepaper: LLMs for Legal Tasks

8 February 2024

This paper presents an analytical overview of some best-practice strategies for using Large Language Models (LLMs) to perform legal tasks — reducing and resolving concerns such as inaccuracy and confabulations (“hallucinations”) — to realize LLMs’ potential to transform legal practice.

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Whitepaper: LLMs for Legal Tasks

Webinar: Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024

8 February 2024

In a much-awaited webinar - Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024 Webinar, now available to watch online - Damien Riehl (vLex’s VP of Product), Robin Chesterman (vLex’s Global Head of Product, and Dan Ivtsan (Head of Product at Docket Alarm), got together to answer these questions, recap an unusually exciting 2023 driven by ChatGPT bursting onto the scene the previous year, and talk about how vLex is already harnessing the power of Generative AI across products.

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Webinar: Emerging Legal Tech Trends and Predictions for 2024

vLex Partners with Emond Publishing to Enhance Legal Research in Canada

2 February 2024Press Release

vLex, an award-winning legal technology company, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Emond Publishing, a leading legal publisher in Canada.

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vLex Partners with Emond Publishing to Enhance Legal Research in Canada

2023 Year in Review

6 December 2023

Legal tech always moves at a blistering pace, but it’s easy to see that 2023 was one of the most eventful years in the history of the industry. The combination of vLex and Fastcase certainly pushed the frontiers of artificial intelligence and law. That’s why we’re taking a look back at the end of the year to review everything that’s happened, in one of the most active years ever in the legal information industry.

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2023 Year in Review

vLex partners with James Publishing to launch new collection of practical US law books to global audience

29 November 2023Press Release

vLex and James Publishing have today announced a pivotal new partnership that will support practitioners across the US, as well as those around the world conducting business in the United States. As of November 2023, vLex will host and globally distribute over 200 practical law books and archived titles, as well as forms for federal and select states, as part of the brand-new James Publishing collection on vLex.

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vLex partners with James Publishing to launch new collection of practical US law books to global audience

vLex Awarded 2023 “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” By LegalTech Breakthrough

16 November 2023

LegalTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout legal technology companies, products and services around the globe, today announced that global legal intelligence company vLex, has been selected as “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” for their Docket Alarm solution in the 4 annual LegalTech Breakthrough Awards program.

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vLex Awarded 2023 “Overall Legal Analytics Solution Of The Year” By LegalTech Breakthrough

vLex Launches Major Upgrade to Vincent AI, Creating the World’s Most Comprehensive AI Legal Research Assistant

17 October 2023

vLex has released a groundbreaking suite of AI tools in its award-winning assistant Vincent AI, creating the world’s most comprehensive AI legal research platform.

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 vLex Launches Major Upgrade to Vincent AI, Creating the World’s Most Comprehensive  AI Legal Research Assistant

vLex announces return of renowned student writing competition

13 October 2023

vLex has officially launched the 2024 edition of the International Law and Technology Writing Competition! Students have until December 1st to submit an entry and be in with a chance of winning.

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vLex announces return of renowned student writing competition

vLex expands Canadian coverage with new collection of specialised books

3 October 2023

vLex has today launched a new collection of specialised Canadian books, designed to provide practitioners in North America with a greater understanding of Canada’s constitutional, political, and legal institutions.

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vLex expands Canadian coverage with new collection of specialised books

Legal Tech Conference Roundup: A Tale of Two Conferences – AALL & ILTACON

8 September 2023

The legal industry's roles and responsibilities are shifting. This is especially true for those tasks that can be performed alternately by humans, Symbolic AI, and Generative AI. Learn more about the key takeaways from the summer 2023 legal-tech conference season.

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Legal Tech Conference Roundup: A Tale of Two Conferences – AALL & ILTACON

vLex Extends Coverage to Support the Nigerian Legal Sector and Continue Global Expansion

23 August 2023

vLex has launched a collection of highly sought-after Nigerian legal materials on its award-winning legal research platform. These authoritative materials, provided in partnership with DSC Publications, offer practitioners in Nigeria a solid legal framework to support their understanding and practice of the law.

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vLex Extends Coverage to Support the Nigerian Legal Sector and Continue Global Expansion

Generative AI Shares a Lot in Common with Knowledge Management – How Do You Like Them Apples? A Recap of AALL 2023 in Boston

27 July 2023

Could law librarians and other knowledge workers in law firms be replaced by artificial intelligence or are information professionals more important than ever? vLex’s Chief Strategy Officer, and founder of Fastcase, Ed Walters, shares his insights from the 2023 American Association of Law Libraries on this topic.

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Generative AI Shares a Lot in Common with Knowledge Management – How Do You Like Them Apples? A Recap of AALL 2023 in Boston

A Recap of vLex’s Cooking Classes at AALL 2023

26 July 2023

The vLex, Fastcase and Docket Alarm team had the honor of hosting a number of cooking experiences at the 2023 American Association of Law Libraries conference. Discover what they got up to with this quick recap.

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A Recap of vLex’s Cooking Classes at AALL 2023