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Today Fastcase, one of our most popular remote-access member databases, and rival Casemaker announced a merger. For more information, see: The Fastcase blog post announcing the merger. Commentary by Robert Ambrogi , an attorney and respected longtime legal journalist. Here's the bottom line for...
If you are a new user of Fastcase * or still getting familiar with Fastcase 7 (FC7), you may not know about all the features of the FC7 search results page. This post will help you to get acquainted with the results page so that you can better navigate the database and narrow in on the results that...
If you’re a frequent Fastcase * user and/or Jenkins’ blog reader, you’ve probably noticed that the database now opens in the new Fastcase 7 (FC7) interface by default . This post will feature tips on how to select jurisdiction or sources from the main search bar in FC7. Stay tuned for future blog...
Fastcase 7* (FC7) is now the default platform for Jenkins’ members! When logging into Fastcase, users will be sent directly to Fastcase’s most up-to-date interface. If you are not yet familiar with FC7, you will notice a streamlined homepage that encourages use of the main search bar. If you prefer...
Fastcase * offers a research tool called Authority Check which helps find later citing cases to a particular case. Authority Check can be used to locate related authority on your topic or to prioritize your research by looking for the most frequently cited cases. In the Fastcase Classic interface,...
Treatises on Fastcase provides access to over 130 treatises that Jenkins’ members can access from the office or home. The database includes titles that cover a wide range of legal topics, such as, bankruptcy, elder law, estate planning, family law, and more. The collection of treatises contains...
Are you working on a bankruptcy case and looking for a treatise that covers key bankruptcy law issues? If so, check out Ginsberg & Martin on Bankruptcy, 5th Edition . This treatise offers chapters on many areas of bankruptcy law, such as voluntary and involuntary petitions, automatic stay,...
Fastcase offers a research tool called Authority Check , which helps find later citing cases to a particular case. Authority Check can be used to locate related authority on your topic or to prioritize your research by looking for the most fequenty cited cases. In the Fastcase Classic interface,...
Fastcase * offers a great feature called Public Link . This tool provides a link that can be embedded in a memorandum or other document to quickly pull up a case. You don't have to be authenticated into Fastcase for the link to work. Once you have pulled up a case in Fastcase, look for the Public...
Are you looking to expand your knowledge of discovery procedures? Discovery Practice, 8th ed. by Roger S. Haydock and David F. Herr is available to Jenkins members through Treatises on Fastcase . This title covers all aspects of the discovery process including trial preparation, experts, discovery...