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It’s been a year. 365 days ago, we knew there would be legal news and analytics to share, and we knew these articles would help lawyers and law firms boost their book of business, but we did not know 2020 would be a year marked by unprecedented challenges, most notably the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has changed how lawyers, courts, and billions of people live and work. As we celebrate our 1 year anniversary of launching Law Street Media, I want to thank you, our readers and subscribers, who are helping Law Street live up to its goal of…
Published six times a year, The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law (RAIL) is one of the first legal journals focused exclusively on exploring how robotics and machine learning are impacting our world. Subjects include drones, self-driving vehicles, biometric privacy, blockchain technology, HR software algorithms, and many other fascinating topics where the law is still highly malleable.  Enjoy a free sample of RAIL —click here to instantly download a full article: The Future of AI Protection by Paul A. Ragusa and Nick Palmieri, in which the authors look at how intellectual property protection can apply to the results produced by an…
The Littler International Libraries provides an overview of workplace laws and regulations of more than 40 countries and territories. Written by selected attorneys and scholars from around the globe, as well as Littler attorneys, the Littler International Libraries track the employment life cycle in a question-and-answer format, covering over 90 workplace law topics under 13 categories. Each Guide provides responses to the same questions, facilitating comparison across jurisdictions. Littler International Libraries are available within the Fastcase legal research application. Enjoy the benefits of searching Littler International Libraries alongside a comprehensive primary law database, along with industry-leading analytical tools. With an annual…
Mueller on Patent Law is a comprehensive yet accessible two-volume legal treatise for patent practitioners. This well-organized resource provides concise and timely access to U.S. patent law in the twenty-first century, focusing on game-changing Federal Circuit and Supreme Court decisions. Full Court Press, an imprint of Fastcase, is the new and exclusive publisher for the two-volume practitioner treatise, Mueller on Patent Law.     Click here to purchase both volumes now.   Volume I of Mueller on Patent Law focuses on the requirements for patentability, both pre- and post-America Invents Act of 2011 (AIA), as well as patent prosecution procedures. Volume
Leading state bar benefit providers create a powerful alternative for legal information Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA (January 5, 2021) – Legal publishers Casemaker and Fastcase today announce their merger and joint building out of legal research and analytics, news, data, and workflow solutions. The two companies will combine their teams and technologies to innovate research, analytics, and workflow offerings that empower lawyers with powerful digital solutions for their clients.   The two companies have taken a similar trajectory in creating an affordable and widely accessible alternative to the global publishers that dominate American law, offering subscriptions to bar associations,…
12/23/2020   What’s New   – In-App Purchases – Users can now purchase items directly on Fastcase without having to go to the bookstore first.   What’s Changed   – Keyword Highlighting – Now when going to a document directly user’s previous search terms won’t show up as highlights.   What’s Improved   – Accessibility Improvements – Several changes to facilitate better workflow with screen readers.  …
Insights is a series of in-depth articles on Law Street Media, powered by cutting-edge Docket Alarm analytics. Each article elevates legal news by going beyond filings and statements to look at the data underpinning the companies, law firms, and trends affecting the legal world. Insights is a great way to enhance your legal practice by arming yourself with data-driven legal news.    This week’s article continues Law Street’s series delving into the biggest players in patent litigation. While our first piece, published last month, delves into the most litigious patent plaintiffs, today’s article delves into the companies that have had their patents petitioned…
​​​​​​Starting on December 15th, and continuing every other Tuesday, leading legal and risk professionals will share their thoughts on the new Emerging Litigation Podcast. Each show will discuss new legal theories or areas of litigation for the benefit of plaintiff attorneys, defense counsel, corporations, and risk professionals, in support of the upcoming Journal of Emerging Issues in Litigation. The show is hosted by Tom Hagy, long-time legal news enthusiast, former editor and publisher of Mealey’s Litigation Reports, current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal on Emerging Issues in Litigation, and owner of HB Litigation Conferences. The first episode features Charlie Kingdollar,…
12/10/2020 What’s New   – Add Directly to Queue from Results List – Several users have asked for the ability to add to the export queue directly from the results list. Now you can!   What’s Changed?   – Mobile Icons Background – Now matches the background color of the top navigation bar. – Search Results Error Handing – If there is an issue with a search, we now let the user know what they can do.   What’s Improved   – Keyword Highlighting – Highlighted keywords is now faster, more accurate, and excludes boolean operators.  …
Successful mediation takes experience and Now You Sue Them, Now You Don’t taps into the author, Vince Fornias’ well of experience to demonstrate proven methods for commencing and growing a mediation practice.  In this concise work, Fornias, a respected mediator with decades of battle scars, shares humorous war stories and insights from his illustrious career to guide the reader through the many critical crossroads of the mediation process. This book is an essential text for both aspiring mediators and practitioners desiring to improve their craft Click here to buy your copy of Now You Sue Them, Now You Don’t: The Magic of Mediating for only
  11/23/2020 What’s Changed?   – Server Stability – We’ve made some changes that should help stabilize the search and printer servers to avoid slow or non-working searches and print jobs. – Hein Documents – Removed the download button on Hein in browse view.   What’s Fixed   – Mac OS – Issue with the search results being too large on Mac OS is fixed. – Easier Statute Searching – Searching by statute citations made easier by adding multiple synonyms to account for different citation styles.  …
In any normal year, growing your law firm is at the forefront of your mind. But when we’re faced with a pandemic that has hurt the economy, pushing many businesses to close and laid-off workers to claim unemployment, you may be thinking up even more creative ways to stay afloat.   Now, more than ever, you need to stay competitive. How can you stand out and attract new clients? Using an online attorney directory like Modern Attorney is one method, which helps you improve your online presence and make new connections. Another is outsourcing tasks so you can focus more…
Subscribers Get Daily Alerts on Cases, Breaking News and Legal Analysis   Washington, DC (November 12, 2020) – Fastcase today announced the launch of COVID-19 Case Alerts, an email alert service to keep subscribers aware of new civil opinions, selected pleadings, breaking news, and analyses of legal issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.   “This is a dangerous and fast-changing pandemic, and it’s more important than ever for firms to be ahead of the curve when advising clients. There is no excuse for missing key developments, especially now,” said Ed Walters, Fastcase CEO. “Our team will be curating these…
Law Street Media, Fastcase’s industry-focused legal news service, is announcing the debut of “Insights”, articles providing in-depth analysis with analytics-based content that spotlights litigation trends. Readers will learn more about business opportunities in healthcare, agriculture and tech.   Authored by Fastcase’s legal reporters, Insights articles a deeper level of legal news. Insights articles are enriched with industry-first custom legal analytics, allowing Law Street to cover legal trends by incorporating One-Click Analytics from Docket Alarm.   Law Street’s first Insights article “ANALYTICS: Who Represents Facebook? A Deep Dive Powered By Docket Alarm” shows trends in Facebook’s appearances in…