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    September
    25
    2006

    CaseLaw Express™ gets a facelift; Free service notifies subscribers of recent court decisions

    Deb Heneghan
    Publications Reporter

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    More than 5,300 lawyers, judges, law office support staff, and court personnel subscribe to the State Bar's CaseLaw Express. This free weekly email service keeps members abreast of recent cases that have been added to WisBar's case law archives. Recently redesigned, the new format is easier to scan, saving subscribers valuable time.

    CaseLaw Express™ gets a facelift; Free service notifies subscribers of recent court decisions

    In a recent survey, subscribers had this to say about CaseLaw Express

    • It’s so much better for our small practice than subscribing to the reports, in terms of cost, space ,and efficiency.
    • This service is invaluable to me, as I can scan those cases that have an impact on my work for a state agency.
    • This is an excellent and helpful service, particularly for out-of-state lawyers who have a keen interest in Wisconsin law.
    • It sure beats waiting for the advance sheets to arrive in the office.
    • It is one of the more valuable services the State Bar offers.
    • It is a quick and convenient way to keep up-to-date on Wisconsin decisions.

    More than 5,300 lawyers, judges, law office support staff, and court personnel subscribe to the State Bar’s CaseLaw Express. This free weekly email service keeps members abreast of recent cases that have been added to WisBar’s case law archives. Recently redesigned, the new format is easier to scan, saving subscribers valuable time.

    Ninety-four percent of the respondents to a recent survey said they value the information they receive from CaseLaw Express and find it helpful in their practice. One respondent cited this service as a necessity for his small firm, which prints out cases relating to the firm’s area. “It’s so much better than subscribing to the reports, in terms of cost, space, and efficiency.”

    Subscribers receive an email each Monday listing all decisions handed down by the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals during the previous week. Each edition categorizes cases by topic, provides direct links to the full text of each decision, and indicates whether a decision has been recommended for publication.

    To subscribe, visit www.wisbar.org/express. For more information, contact the State Bar at (608) 257-3838 or (800) 728-7788.