WSBA Member Benefit: Free Legal Research
In early 2021, Casemaker and Fastcase merged under the Fastcase umbrella. Starting on Oct. 15, 2021, Fastcase became the free legal research tool available to members. Log in to Fastcase via your myWSBA account. From the Fastcase Resource Library page you can access tutorial videos, register for training webinars, and find answers to your questions. You can also contact Fastcase at 866-773-2782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Resources for Legal Research
The Washington State Law Library offers limited reference assistance across the state. To learn more, review the law library policy on research and advice.
Free and Low-Cost Research
The following external links include other legal research tools that may help you in your practice:
WA Pattern Jury Instructions | Published by Thomson Reuters
LLRX | Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals
Seattle University School of Law | Law Library Guides
University of Washington Law School | Legal Research Guides
Cornell Law School | Legal Information Institute
Law Library of Congress | The World's Largest Law Library
Yale Law School | The Avalon Project - Ancient and Medieval Legal Resources
The WSBA Lending Library offers over 300 titles to borrow for free, regardless of your geographic location. You can order books online and have them shipped to you for free. The following legal research books are available:
- The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet
- Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers
You can also view a list of all of our secondary law material.
To learn more, visit the lending library page.
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