Resource Spotlight: Fastcase

Fastcase is a resource used by lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country. This service provides comprehensive access to the law by searching case law, statutes, regulations, court rules, constitutions, and law review articles.

It is called Fastcase because it uses powerful algorithms to bring the most relevant resources to the top, thus providing a quicker retrieval experience in many cases.

You can find the user guide here with search examples. The HeinOnline Knowledge Base has specific guides and videos to help you learn this valuable resource. Below is a video that will walk you through finding case law:

If you have questions about this database or need help, please contact the Reference Librarians at 847-214-7354 or

–Written by Maria Bagshaw, Reference/Instruction Librarian

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