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Free COVID-19 Resources

Fastcase Resources for COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic the Fastcase team is working with our partners to ensure lawyers and volunteers have access to complimentary resources available to them. If at any time you’re experiencing difficulty logging into your account, please contact the Fastcase team at relief@fastcase.com and access will be provided.      Fastcase has created a COVID-19 resource hub, bringing together free legislative and government updates and COVID-19 content across leading news media sources.   

 

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  • Additionally, in the coming days and weeks Fastcase will be coordinating to provide additional webinars for relief support. Many of these webinars are available for CLE credit in many jurisdictions, and a great way to accumulate CLE credit remotely. Visit our webinar schedule blog post to sign up for sessions now.

 Free Products and Services from American LegalNet

 

In addition to the COVID-19 resources page from American LegalNet, we want to specifically highlight ALN’s free tracking Court Closure Status:

 

Court closures and Emergency Orders Tracker – a comprehensive website tracking the latest closures and emergency orders across federal and several state courts, updated by the largest team of licensed litigation attorneys in the industry. 

RSS COVID-19 News on Law Street Media

  • EPA Granted Summary Judgment In COVID-19-Policy Related Suit
    On Friday, Southern District of New York Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a case filed by environmental organizations purporting that in modifying its actions during the COVID-19 pandemic it caused harm to the environment and endangered animals. This order from the court comes after the court […]
  • Court Finds PREP Act Does Not Preempt Jurisdictional Claims in COVID-19 Wrongful Death Suit
    On Friday, the District of Kansas issued an opinion remanding a wrongful death lawsuit back to the state court on a motion from the plaintiff after the court reviewed the argument that there was no federal jurisdiction under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act, 42 U.S.C. § 247d-6d (PREP Act) provision and no inherent […]
  • HHS Announces Resolution to Disability Access Complaints Against MedStar
    The Office of Civil Rights (OCR), a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced Thursday that it had resolved a series of disability discrimination complaints against MedStar hospitals. The complaints arose from visitor restrictions enacted at MedStar facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, although the press release explained that none […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Canada Implements Pre-and Post-Arrival Testing and Quarantine Requirements
    The Canadian federal government has made a series of announcements regarding travel, quarantine, and testing requirements for travelers arriving by air and by land.  These new measures form part of the government’s efforts to prevent the spread of new, more contagious COVID-19 variants feared to be introduced by travelers from overseas.  As of the date...
  • Japan Extends State of Emergency Through March 7
    The Japanese government has announced that the state of emergency has been extended to March 7, 2021.  The state emergency will continue to cover 10 prefectures, including Tokyo and its neighboring prefectures.  The state of emergency for Tochigi Prefecture is to be lifted on February 7.  This state of emergency was initially announced on January...
  • Travel Bans by Canada and the United Kingdom Broadened, In Ongoing Virus Containment Efforts
    Canada.  Today the Canadian Government announced rules further restricting international travel. According to the government’s press release: Flight suspension.  All flights to and from Mexico and Caribbean countries suspended until April 30, 2021, in effect as of Sunday, January 31, 2021. Routing Through Four Canadian Airports.  Effective midnight (11:59 PM EST) February 3, 2021, in...

Peer Resources

Fastcase would like to highlight some important resources from other legal publishing companies as well. Everyone deserves to have the resources they need to meet their firm’s and client’s short and long term legal information needs.

Wolters Kluwer   Law.Com from ALM    Bloomberg Law

Intelligize by Lexis    LexBlog   

 

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