Tag Archives: Casemaker

WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that “summer” is here, it’s time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can students use Westlaw or Lexis during their summer work?  The answer is that it depends.  Each … Continue reading

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Legal Research From The Bar

We talk a lot about Westlaw and Lexis in our legal research classes, but there are a number of other low-cost/free legal research resources that law students and attorneys should be aware of.  Westlaw and Lexis are great tools, but … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

My last post laid out Westlaw and Lexis policies for summer access for law students.  There may be times during the summer where you won’t qualify for student access and you may be looking for some free sources to use before jumping onto a firm’s expensive Westlaw/Lexis … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Legal Research For Free

As lawyers attempt to cut costs in today’s economy, free and low-cost legal research systems are becoming more and more popular. Many state bar associations have contracted with low-cost legal research vendors to provide a legal research system as a … Continue reading

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Casemaker v. Fastcase

I’ve blogged before about alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw for legal research. Two alternatives, Casemaker and Fastcase, are provided as member benefits through many state and local bar associations. The Utah Bar Association currently provides access to Casemaker. Other nearby … Continue reading

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CasemakerX and 2.1

  CasemakerX is a social networking tool meant to connect law students and legal professionals. (Read more about it here.) In addition, students who register for CasemakerX get access to Casemaker 2.1. Casemaker 2.1 is a low-cost legal research system … Continue reading

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Free and Low-Cost Legal Research Systems

Above the Law has recently reported that mega-firm Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell is now requiring the use of Loislaw before the use of Westlaw or Lexis in many instances. What does this mean for law students? It means you … Continue reading

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