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

  • SCOTUS Grants Injunction to California Plaintiffs Challenging COVID-19 Restrictions
    On Friday, a divided Supreme Court granted an injunction to applicants challenging California’s COVID-19 restrictions on in-home religious gatherings, political activities, and business operations, consequently putting those restrictions on hold. This judgment effectively reversed the Ninth Circuit’s March 30 denial of an emergency request for relief to the same 10 individuals. In a per curiam […]
  • Class Action Alleges CytoDyn’s Touting of HIV Drug as COVID-19 Treatment Inflated Stock Prices
    On Friday in the Western District of Washington, an individual filed a class-action complaint against biotechnology company CytoDyn Inc. and top company officials, alleging that the defendants contravened federal securities laws through promoting a drug normally used to treat HIV as a potential COVID-19 treatment. Class leader and CytoDyn shareholder Jamey Chris Goodwin brought the […]
  • Florida Urges Court to Deem CDC’s Cruise Industry Reopening Standards Unlawful
    The state of Florida is suing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the CDC’s October 2020 directive that “purported to lift its lockdown order” on the cruise industry but, according to the state, in reality was an “arbitrary and capricious” veiled effort in keeping […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Japan Entry Ban Continues as COVID Infections Rebound
    Business entry and visa processing continue to be frozen, even weeks after the state of emergency declaration has ended. With a rebound in COVID infections in major cities, the issuance and processing of new visas into the country will likely continue for the foreseeable future. See the current measures with respect to visa restrictions. The...
  • An Egg-cellent, Pandemic-Proof Tradition
    As a proud, first-generation Lithuanian, Chicago counsel Paul (“Povilas”) Sarauskas has carried on the tradition of Easter egg decorating for close to 50 years. He was raised speaking Lithuanian and has maintained strong ties to his heritage. “As a child, everyday life was ingrained in being Lithuanian, whether I liked it or not,” said Paul....
  • Entry Ban Into Japan Continues Despite End of National State of Emergency
    The strict COVID-19 restrictions on foreigner entry into Japan continue despite the end of the state of emergency for Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures on March 21, 2021.  The strict restrictions will continue to suspend even essential business travel (available for travelers from any country) and the special “Business Track” entry (available for travelers from Singapore, China and other select...

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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