Tag Archives: Fastcase

Cases in HeinOnline

A recent partnership between HeinOnline and Fastcase now provides access to cases within HeinOnline.  Until now, HeinOnline users have only had access to cases from the U.S. Reports.  The Fastcase integration allows HeinOnline users to access cases from the Supreme … Continue reading

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Legal Research From The Bar

We talk a lot about Westlaw and Lexis in our legal research classes, but there are a number of other low-cost/free legal research resources that law students and attorneys should be aware of.  Westlaw and Lexis are great tools, but … Continue reading

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Lexis Advance This Summer

Lexis has just announced that law students will have unlimited access to Lexis Advance this summer.  That means you can use Lexis Advance for any type of legal work you will be doing this summer.  Previously Lexis has always had … Continue reading

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Fastcase Advance Sheets

One of the ways attorneys have historically (and some currently) kept up with the legal developments in their jurisdiction is to read cases in “advance sheets.”  Advance sheets are paperback versions of court cases that are published and sent to … Continue reading

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Unethical Requests for Westlaw/Lexis Usage

In a recent opinion the Utah State Bar’s Ethics Advisory Committee was faced with the issue of whether it was a violation of the ethics rules “for an attorney to ask a law student to undertake research using the law … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

My last post laid out Westlaw and Lexis policies for summer access for law students.  There may be times during the summer where you won’t qualify for student access and you may be looking for some free sources to use before jumping onto a firm’s expensive Westlaw/Lexis … Continue reading

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Fastcase

The Law Library has recently acquired access to Fastcase, a low-cost alternative to Westlaw and LexisNexis. As attorneys look to cut costs, legal research systems like Fastcase are becoming more popular. Currently 18 state bar associations (including nearby Nevada and … Continue reading

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Free and Low-Cost Legal Research

In law school we focus a lot on Westlaw and LexisNexis, and with good reason. They are the leading legal research systems available. However, they also cost a lot of money– something law students can’t always grasp while in law … Continue reading

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Apps for Law Students

There are smartphone apps for just about anything these days and the law is no exception. I’ve blogged before about Fastcase’s free legal research app, which I highly suggest you take a look at if you haven’t already. Vicki Steiner … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Legal Research For Free

As lawyers attempt to cut costs in today’s economy, free and low-cost legal research systems are becoming more and more popular. Many state bar associations have contracted with low-cost legal research vendors to provide a legal research system as a … Continue reading

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