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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. 

Ventilators: No Premarket Review of Modifications or Protocols by Medical Risk Law Weekly News

On March 22, 2020, the FDA issued guidance for industry and FDA staff to help expand the availability of ventilators as well as other respiratory devices and their accessories during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here to submit your email address for a free PDF of this Medical Risk Law article. 

 

 

 

RSS COVID-19 News on Law Street Media

  • California Wineries Allege Unequal Treatment in Reopening Roadmap
    Winery Caymus Vineyards is suing California Governor Gavin Newsom and California State Public Health Officer Sonia Angell over the classification of wineries in the wake of reopening regulations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vineyard disputed released new guidance on reopening the state’s business and industry in a safe manner. This Phase 2 […]
  • Hemp Group Says The Industry Should be Eligible for COVID- 19 Aid
    Although hemp was previously listed as an ineligible commodity for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), meaning hemp farmers could not receive aid from the CARES Act, the U.S. Hemp Roundtable sent “official comments” to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging them to include hemp in the CFAP program. “The COVID-19 pandemic and […]
  • Food Supply Protection Act Seeks to Address Food Supply Issues
    Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced legislation to strengthen the food supply and fill in gaps in the supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic because of the “unprecedented strain” the pandemic has had on farmers, food banks, workers and families in Michigan. “The COVID-19 crisis has tested the strength of our nation’s food supply chain, creating […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill – Restrictions Placed on the Exercise of Contractual Termination Provisions
    On 20 May 2020, the UK Government published the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (“CIGB” or the “Bill”) which proposes several changes aimed at improving the chances of company rescue and better overall returns for creditors. One of the proposed changes is to restrict parties’ ability to exercise contractual termination rights where a company enters...
  • Chicago Enacts New COVID-19 Anti-Retaliation Law
    On May 20, 2020, the Chicago City Council passed a new ordinance that bars employers from retaliating against employees who miss work for certain reasons related to COVID-19.  The ordinance, which became effective immediately after passage, imposes potentially significant financial penalties on employers who violate the ordinance. The ordinance incorporates the definitions contained in the...
  • Standalone Moratorium for Companies – Changes Introduced by the UK Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill
    On 20 May 2020, the UK government announced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the “Bill”), introducing a mixture of permanent and temporary measures, the latter being in response to the financial challenges companies are facing as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. In the absence of extensive consultation with insolvency practitioners and...

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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