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Judge Hears Arguments on Mandatory E-Filing

Courthouse News – ” No decision was reached in a hearing on a slew of motions in the class action against LexisNexis Courtlink and Fulton County, challenging mandatory electronic filings of lawsuits through the private company. Filings at the heart of the Feb. 21 hearing were Fulton County’s request for summary judgment based on sovereign immunity, and plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Newton’s requests to add Fulton County clerks to the list of defendants, and to add three class representatives as plaintiffs.”

(Note: LexisNexis Courtlink is not a private company. It is a division of LexisNexis, itself a subsidiary of Reed Elsevier, a public company)

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Challenge To LexisNexis Moving At Glacial Pace

CHN – “A hearing to discuss the pre-trial progress of a class action against LexisNexis Courtlink and Fulton County ended with a decision to table consideration of outstanding motions until the pre-certification discovery process is complete. The lawsuit revolves around the issue of whether the Fulton County court has the authority to mandate the use of LexisNexis’ e-filing system or else lose access to the court.

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