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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...
Have an anti-fraud case involving the False Claims Act? Take a look at Civil False Claims and Qui Tam Actions, 4th by John T. Boese. Chapters include "Liability Under the False Claims Act", "Damages and Penalties Under the False Claims Act" and "The Qui Tam Provisions". This title is available to...
The Treatises on Fastcase* database provides access to over 130 treatises spanning a variety of topics. Included in this collection are 6 titles focused on Section 1983 Litigation: Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation , Section 1983 Litigation: Claims and Defenses , Section 1983 Litigation: Federal...
This article is republished with permission by Fastcase. View the original article here . One of Fastcase’s newest features ( exclusive to Fastcase 7 ) is subtle enough that you may not even notice it. But once you do, you will not be able to imagine conducting your legal research without it. New...
Members of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) should check out Susan Nevelow Mart's presentation on Understanding the Human Element in Search Algorithms at AALL's annual conference and her article in the AALL Spectrum "Every Algorithm has a POV" (AALL Spectrum, Sept./Oct. 2017, v.22...