Legal Research Blog
The Wisconsin Lawyer has a nice write up in the cover story of this month’s issue about free access to Fastcase through the State Bar of Wisconsin. At Fastcase we’re excited to welcome our newest member state and we would encourage all Wisconsin lawyers to sign up for Fastcase Webinar trainings that will go over the member benefit and how to conduct legal research using Fastcase. The webinars are free and scheduled for December 11th and January 15th from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST).
If you are a State Bar of Wisconsin User you have free access to Fastcase’s entire caselaw database which include the following jurisdictions:
• U.S. Supreme Court Cases
• Federal Circuit Courts
• Federal District Courts
• Bankruptcy Courts
• The US Code
• US Code of Federal Regulations
State Law – Access to all 50 States and the District of Columbia
• Supreme and Appellate Court Cases
• Court Rules
• Board of Tax Appeals
• Tax Court Memorandum Decisions
• U.S. Customs Court
The State Bar of Wisconsin has also created their own customized interface with all their content integrated around the Fastcase legal research system. If you have any questions or would like to know more about the member benefit please contact us at support @ fastcase (dot) com or at 1-866-773-2782.
Source: The Wisconsin Lawyer
In its final days, the Bush Administration is pushing out new regulations which will mean fines ($500-$1000 per unverified employee) for companies that contract with the U.S. Government. The rule is designed to ensure that all companies contracting with the U.S. government hire legal workers. It is effective beginning January 15, 2009.
The Texas Bar homepage is linking to a memo about the heightened and ongoing importance of monitoring client trust accounts. Check it out for a refresher on how your clients’ individual accounts relate to their money in your trust account under FDIC federal insurance rules. Also, find the answers to common questions like: