February 2021 Bar Bulletin
By Barbara Engstrom
Okay, so maybe “bombshell” is a bit hyperbolic, but in legal research land, the announcement of the merger of Fastcase and Casemaker in early January was a big deal. Every state bar association offers either Casemaker or Fastcase (or both) as a free benefit for their members.
Competition between the two companies to dominate the bar association market share was fierce, with the companies keeping scorecards when bar associations added or switched to their respective platforms. As Robert Ambrogi put it in his Lawsites blog post, the news is “akin to a wedding announcement...