Ohio State Bar Association

03/08/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/08/2018 16:24

Casemaker Update: New and improved jurisdiction menu and more

March 8, 2018​

This week we talk about how to email documents from within Casemaker, how to put notes on any document in Casemaker and how to find Statutes and Administrative Codes by Citation. Let's get started!

New and Improved Jurisdiction Menu​

Located between the search box and the search button, the Jurisdiction menu is one of the most powerful tools in the Casemaker system. It gives you the control to select as many or as few jurisdictions as you like - and now you can ​also select the exact type of data you want in those jurisdictions. This saves you the step of selecting the data type after your search! Not familiar with the jurisdiction menu? It is easy to use! Rather than clicking on the state you want on the homepage, instead, click on the box located between the search box and the blue search button. There is a blue downward pointing arrow in the right side of this box. Clicking on this arrow will pull up the pop-up menu and from here you can check as many or as few boxes as you need. You can even select the type of data you want. Want to keep your selections as your default search? Just click the Save to My Settings button!

Become a Casemaker Expert​

New to Casemaker? Want to learn about all that Casemaker can do? Need a review of how to look up something in Casemaker? You can attend our webbased training sessions at no cost as often as you like. Just click on the link for Webinar in Casemaker or visit https://casemakerlegal.com/registerwebinar.aspx to register!

Comprehensive, Current, Casemaker

How does Casemaker stay current? Our headquarters in Charlottesville, VA has 10 editors with over 275 years of experience in legal publishing. Data for State and Federal acts are obtained daily. The Acts are analyzed by a state editor, classified and effective dates determined. Then they are processed into the code which includes amendments, enactments, repeals, and renumberings. The code is then published. Data is converted and delivered to the editorial team within 24 hours of receipt and the Acts are published in Casemaker within 24 hours of receipt. Statutes are updated and published within 7 business days of receipt of the Acts. This means statutes are kept up- to-date throughout sessions; statutes have added editorial value such as linked history lines, effective dates for all states, sections set out twice for postponed amendments, and retention of repeals in most states for historical reference; and materials are quality checked for completeness and accuracy.​

Visit www.ohiobar.org/casemaker to log in and explore Casemaker today, or visit our video tutorial page​ for more info!