Monday, September 18, 2006
(from Law Dawg Blawg, http://lawdawglib.blogspot.com/2006/09/lexisnexis-discontinues-west-headnote.html)
LexisNexis has announced that, as of September 1, 2006, it no longer provides coverage of West headnotes for most case law in Shepard's Citations. See "New Enhancements" section of the current LexisNexis Info Pro for Legal Information Professionals < http://www.lexisnexis.com/infopro/current/enhancements/#shepards>. LexisNexis also began removing "historic headnote analysis" from Shepard's Citations on September 1, 2006. The company cites the steady decline of print subscriptions to Shepard's and states that "we can no longer justify the resources required to keep up the labor-intensive process of performing analysis for headnotes that we do not have online."