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.

Employer Resources from Littler     

Coronavirus Resources for Employers  

 

ComplianceHR COVID-19 FAQ – This application is updated regularly with the most commonly asked COVID-19 questions.  The list below is sorted by the date each entry was added or updated.  Click an entry to read the answer, and use the interactive filters at the top of the page to see responses about a specific topic.

 

ComplianceHR COVID-19 Compliance References – This application is updated regularly with key documents and a compiled list of useful links.  Because of the current importance of having a compliant Return to Work process, you will see those references in a separate section.

 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

  • Supreme Court Issues Stay Upholding Alabama’s Ban on Curbside Voting for the Disabled
    On October 21, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 order, without a majority opinion,  staying an injunction, pending appellate review, by the Northern District of Alabama that would have enjoined the Alabama Secretary of State from banning curbside voting on grounds that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  People First of […]
  • FTC Reports Uptick in Social Media Scams Amidst Pandemic
    On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report revealing a surge in social media-based scams, with the losses for 2020 already surpassing those from the whole of 2019. According to the press release, social media users’ complaints about scams spiked this spring, near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The FTC’s recently published […]
  • Agriculture Tech Company Uses AI to Create Independent Grain Monitoring System
    TeleSense, an agriculture technology company, reportedly developed machine learning software to remotely monitor the quality of crops while they are being stored and transported. The system would contain custom sensors that gather data on temperature, moisture and location, along with machine learning algorithms to predict the quality of the grain. Farmers using the system would […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Financial Regulation in a Post-Election World
    Economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an unprecedented global financial crisis with no end in sight. When it comes to stabilizing the financial system, the US president and his Democratic challenger have different approaches in mind. A second Trump administration would continue to see a loosening in financial regulation, while the Biden...
  • Working from Home Creates “Seismic Shift” in Formal Wear Supply Chain 
    Dress suits now occupy a dark corner of the closet, while sweatpants and jeans are the daily clothing choices for those of us working from home. This seismic wardrobe shift is having a profound effect across the global supply chain, impacting everyone from sheep farmers to business attire chains.  London-based Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner...
  • College’s COVID-19 Coverage Lawsuit Tossed Out by Federal Court in Kansas 
    A Kansas liberal arts college dropped a proposed class action against a national insurer, which alleged that the carrier did not cover financial losses related to COVID-19. As a result of the pandemic, Benedictine College had shut down campus activities and dorms and refunded students over $1 million in room-and-board fees.  As detailed in an...

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    

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.

 

State Association Resources

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