INSLAW pioneered the use of advanced software
engineering tools to customize application software to the
specific requirements of each customer.
In the 1970s INSLAW developed PROMIS Case
Management Software for public prosecutors' offices. Published
evaluations of criminal justice policy based on empirical
analyses of PROMIS data were cited in a 1987 Rand Corporation
report for the United States Department of Justice as among the
most significant innovations in the administration of justice
during the first 20 years of the federal government's anti-crime
In 1978, Princeton University awarded the
Rockefeller Public Service Award to INSLAW's founder and to
INSLAW's first customer for their work with PROMIS.
In 1996, INSLAW brought to market the fourth
generation of its tried and proven case management software
products, i.e., the graphical and relational client/server
generation. This new generation incorporates the robust
functionality and versatility of the earlier character-based
generations of the INSLAW software, as well as major improvements
in ease of use.