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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Fastcase & Peers Webinars

 

 

  • 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. 

COVID-19 Article Collection by Medical Risk Law Weekly News

 

Articles include: 

  • Ventilator Deregulation
  • Death from Chloroquine Phosphate for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Tests: No Premarket Review
  • Medical Supply Chain Issues (Products, Drugs, Blood) and Food
  • Supply Interruptions
  • Deregulation of PPE and Other Medical Devices Imports
  • Complaint: Malpractice Involving Respiratory Condition/COVID-19 and Ventilator

Please click here to submit your email address for a free PDF of these Medical Risk Law articles. 

 

 

 

RSS COVID-19 News on Law Street Media

  • DOJ Warns of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Scams
    The Department of Justice published a warning yesterday alerting the public of contact tracing scams. Issued jointly with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Trade Commission, the press release details how scams appear, how they operate, and what information is at risk, including bank account information and Social Security and credit […]
  • EPA Nonenforcement Policy Set to End in August
    The Environmental Protection Agency announced in a memo Monday that its controversial enforcement discretion policy, enacted in March, will end by August 31, if not sooner, in response to improving pandemic conditions. Nine states filed suit against the policy in May, alleging that the decision to not enforce certain monitoring and reporting requirements was an […]
  • Agriculture Groups Ask Congress to Fund Quarantine Inspections
    Over 150 agriculture groups from around the United States sent a letter on Monday to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, asking them to ensure that the Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) has adequate funding by granting an additional $630 million to the program.   “The $1 trillion U.S. agriculture […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Japan Announces Entry Restrictions for 18 Additional Countries, Bringing Total to 129 Countries
    Effective July 1, 2020 at midnight Japan time, the Japanese government announced that it is banning entry in principle of foreigners who have visited Algeria, Cuba, Iraq and 15 other countries for the past 14 days prior to arriving in Japan.  In addition, all Japanese citizens (and any foreigners excluded from the entry ban) who...
  • UK Coronavirus Update: Seven Points about the Third Direction
    On Friday, 26 June 2020, the UK Government published the Third Direction, which is the legislative update for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. In particular, it implements the flexible working arrangements which are permitted from 1 July 2020 under the Furlough Scheme. We have now reviewed this Direction in full and provide a summary of...
  • トランプ米政権による米国就労ビザ発給停止について 概要
    Effective Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the US President issued a Proclamation that restricts travel to the United States for certain temporary visa holders in three relevant categories of substantial importance to companies, for the remainder of the year: Please see below for Japanese summary. トランプ米政権は、多くの企業が使用している下記の就労ビザを使った外国人のアメリカへの入国を今年年末まで停止する大統領令を発表した。本大統領令は、本年6月24日から効力を持つ。 H-1B(専門職用ビザ。様々な階級の従業員向けで多く利用される。) L-1(企業内役員、管理職、専門職などの従業員向けビザ。シニアの従業員に利用されることが多い。) J-1(インターン、研修生、教師、キャンプカウンセラー、オーペア、サマー・ワーク&トラベルプログラム参加者向けビザ。利用はそこまで多くなく、ジュニアレベルの従業員に用いられることが多い。) 本大統領令は、各国に所在する米国大使館の各種の新規移民ビザ発給手続きを60日間停止した本年4月22日付大統領令(“Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present...

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   

Video series and law practice resource center from Ruby

 

Ruby’s “Business Unusual: What’s Next, Now” video series draws upon the skilled knowledge of their network of partners and customers, providing tools and insights about managing your business now and strategize for what’s next. The series covers business planning, mental health, managing remote teams, marketing tactics, and more.

 

Additionally, check out their law practice resource center which includes webinars, ebooks, and articles focused on running an efficient practice, communication tips for handling anxious clients, and a guide to taking your office virtual.

 

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