Members of the HSBA get free access to Fastcase legal research as a benefit of membership. Fastcase is a nationwide legal research system that specializes in smarter legal research tools, including mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android, data visualization tools, integrated citation analysis and more.

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Start using Fastcase today to see why Forbes magazine called it a "fundamental break from the way legal research has been performed since the mid-1700s."

What's different about Fastcase?

Smarter searching

• Get the best results at the top of the list so you can find the most important cases right away
• Easily sort and filter your results to emphasize what’s important to you
• Visualize your results on the Interactive Timeline
• See automatic integrated citation analysis with every caselaw search
Mobile research
• Conduct legal research outside the office with the Fastcase mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
• Sync your desktop account with your mobile account so that your research history and saved cases appear in both accounts for seamless legal research
Advanced features
Authority Check: Identifies later-citing cases and allows you to filter those cases to find ones in your jurisdiction
Interactive Timeline: Maps your results on a graph so you can easily spot the most important and seminal decisions
Forecite: Automatically suggests cases that may be relevant to your search by finding often-cited cases that were missed in your keyword search
Industry-leading customer service
• Free monthly training and tips webinars
• Reference attorneys to assist you in formulating research queries and more
• LiveChat option for assistance allows the customer support operator to send links directly to you with suggested searches and more

Training tools
Online webinars: