Wolters Kluwer Expands Post-COVID “Back to Work” Smart Charts, Litigation Tracking and Alerts
Today Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is announcing an expanded version of its COVID-19 State & Federal Compare Smart Chart™ which is focused on “return to work” issues. New areas of coverage focus on a wide range of back to office content and caselaw related to the pandemic, accessible for all Cheetah™ and Cheetah™ for Corporate Counsel subscribers. The new back to office content compares corporate and local health policies on topics such as vaccination requirements, face mask and shield requirements, social distancing and capacity limitations, specific restrictions by type of business.
“The latest updates to the Smart Chart come at a critical time as vaccination rates continue to climb, companies develop official back to office policies, and state and local jurisdictions set different mandates around COVID-19 precautions,” said Ken Crutchfield, Vice …
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What’s Hot and What’s Not — Legal Publishers COVID-19 Response to Crisis and Budget Issues — Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg Law Score High with Readers
The 2020-21 Dewey B Strategic What’s Hot and What’s Not Survey included a series of questions related to the COVID-19 Crisis.
COVID Resources Every legal publisher launched some kind of COVID related legal resource. Many of these resources were made publicly available outside the paywall. These products included toolkits, trackers, practical guidance, advisories, checklists, legislative…
Leopard Solutions Announces State of the Legal Industry Report & Webinar Today
2021 State of the Legal Market Report – A Tipping Point For Law Firm Transformation?
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Fastcase Launches COVID-19 Case Alerts
Did anyone imagine that eight months into the pandemic we would still be needing new ways to capture, monitor analyze the ever morphing legal issues around COVID? Today Fastcase is launching COVID-19 Case Alerts, an editorially curated email alert service to keep subscribers aware of new civil opinions, selected pleadings, breaking news, and analyses of legal issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.
“This is a dangerous and fast-changing pandemic, and it’s more important than ever for firms to be ahead of the curve when advising clients. There is no excuse for missing key developments, especially now,” said Ed Walters, Fastcase CEO. “Our team will be curating these COVID-19 Case Alerts and providing them for free to attorneys using Fastcase through their bar association.”
Each business day, excluding holidays, Fastcase will deliver a snapshot of the day’s legal developments on COVID-19. This includes decided cases from Fastcase, new complaints and pleadings from Docket Alarm, new blog posts from the LexBlog network, and legal news from Law Street Media, consolidated into a single, daily alert.
Here are some examples of the COVID-19 Alert Coverage:…
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Join Me At Upcoming HBR Law Library Benchmarking Webinar on October 20th
Preview the 2020 Benchmarking + Legal Information Services (BLISS) Survey results, learn how leading law firm libraries are using data to plan for 2021 and receive a special pandemic report.
The program will be facilitated by HBR Director Colleen Cable. I will be joined by two large law colleagues for a lively discussion of how
Lex Machina Enhances COVID Tracking Tools Announces Upcoming Webcast on COVID-19 Litigation Trends
Today Lex Machina is announcing enhancements to their COVID-19 tracking tool. Earlier this year Lex Machina launch the COVID-19 Impact Analyzer and has continued publishing a series of blog posts which explain trends in COVID-19 litigation In federal courts.
The COVID-19 case tag
Lex Machina has created a new case tag for COVID-19 which
12 Tips For Building Your Digital Law Library In The Age Of COVID-19
We all knew that law libraries were shrinking. No one suspected that they would be totally “done in” by a virus. Law libraries have been “going digital” for at least 20 years, but few firms tossed out their last “pocket part” update. But as firms plan their post-pandemic re-openings, retaining a collection of shared books is frankly a biohazard. Should librarians develop systems for sanitizing and quarantining books? In today’s digital world -– is it even worth the trouble?
Does anyone really want to take on the backlog of updating books that are nine months out of date next January when lawyers begin returning to offices?
For the past two decades, many law librarians have been assessing products and developing in-house solutions to support virtual library resources.
There is no universal solution. The law firms which have the foresight to invest in strategic information professionals are most likely to have had substantial digital libraries in place last March when COVID-19 brought the world to a screeching halt. Many firms are running parallel digital and print libraries because they are supporting both the last of the “baby boomer partners” and the “born digital” generation of lawyers. COVID-19 has been an unprecedented tipping point which exposes the importance of completing or starting a digital library transition plan.
12 Building Blocks Of A Digital Library
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LEX MACHINA LAUNCHES COVID-19 IMPACT ANALYZER APP FREE TO PUBLIC – WEBINAR TODAY
Today Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company is making the COVID-10 Impact Analyzer App “COVID App” available to the public for free. It was released on June 1st to Lex Machina subscribers. The COVID app provides insights into the past and ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the federal district court litigation. The press release cites Lex Machina’s public interest originals as driving the public launch which will allow “individuals and organizations to analyze data from new cases filed in the federal district court since February of 2020.” Just to be clear, Lex Machina apps are not phone apps. Lex Machina apps are accessible on a desktop. A public access version of the COVID app is available for free at this link.
Lex Machina subscribers using the app can click through to the underlying cases for filings and documents for complaints.
The COVID App delivers insights on both the volume of COVID related litigation in federal courts and the impact of …
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