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In June 2005, the Louisiana State Bar Association became the first state bar association in the nation to offer Fastcase as a free benefit to its members. Since then, LSBA continues to offer Fastcase as a member benefit to all LSBA members. 

Fastcase 7.3 (the most current iteration), code name "Mercury" offers a fluid and easy-to-navigate online legal research library. With enhanced Forecite, Tag Cloud, Authority Check and Bad Law Bot, Fastcase 7 also offers more advanced search options, new results screen options, larger fonts and selections to make documents easier to read on computer screens, and dual-column printing options.

  • With Fastcase 7.3, you will experience everything from a complete visual overhaul to new advanced search options.  More info on "Mercury" here

This member benefit is unlimited — with no restrictions on time or number of transactions, unlimited printing, unlimited reference assistance and unlimited customer service included for free, as well as a newspaper archive, legal forms and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings. Training webinars and tutorials, industry-leading mobile apps, and live customer support are available from members of the Fastcase team.

Fastcase 7 offers the following features:

  • User Friendly Home Screen

  • Advanced Search

  • Results Screen

  • Tag Cloud

  • Interactive Timeline

  • Document Page

  • Authority Check

  • Dual-Column Printing


**FASTCASE NEWS:
  • In this full article download, Full Court Press author and insurance law expert Barry Zalma shares step-by-step practical advice on how to protext interests after natural disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Topics include how to present a claim to achieve the best results, write a notice of loss, and effectively communciate with adjustors.  
  • Leaders in legal technology, Fastcase CEO Ed Walters and Director of Analytics Michael Sander, consider how data assists lawyers with Joe Patrice.  Listen to this short podcast to learn how data can drive your cases and set client expectations. 
  • Fastcase's web-based bankruptcy filing service now has credit forms available.  Visit TopForm.law for a free trial. 
  • The Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that a suit filed by Fastcase against Casemaker was improperly dismissed. This suit and others concern the Georgia secretary of state's grant of exclusive publishing rights to Georgia's administrative regulations which allows Casemaker to license the content to others for a fee. Fastcase is contending that the regulations are public law and should not be under copyright by a private company.


Fasttips
To encourage smarter, more efficient use, Fastcase has created Fasttips. You already know that Fastcase has an app for iPhone, iPads and Droids, but did you know that you can:

  • create your own advance sheet in e-book format, one month's worth of judicial opinions from courts around the country;
  • batch print up to 20 cases at a time;
  • browse statutes in outline form;
  • email cases to yourself, colleagues or clients;
  • send your search results to another fastcase user; and
  • use online Live Chat for assistance with your research

Read Fasttips for even more features.

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