Simple wrapper around the Fastcase API
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README.md

Fastcase

Simple wrapper around the Fastcase API

(http://legalgeekery.com/2014/09/10/fastcase-public-links-to-cases-on-haiku-decisis-are-here/)

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'fastcase'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install fastcase

Usage

::Fastcase::Client.new(
  ENV["FASTCASE_API_TOKEN"]
).public_link(
  volume: params["vol"],
  reporter: params["reporter"],
  page: params["page"]
)

Will return something like:

{
  GetPublicLinkResult: {
    Error: null,
    Success: true,
    Result: [
      {
        FullCitation: "Comcast Corp. v. Fed. Commc'ns Comm'n, 600 F.3d 642 (D.C. Cir., 2010)",
        Url: "https://apps.fastcase.com/Research/Public/ExViewer.aspx?LTID=%2fGLQLe%2fDaGym1PLr4VyFrNW1GRW%2fFszkp5OJNGHvwRPnb22Q5oSdo7jrjk8wbX8Q"
      }
    ],
  TotalResults: null
  }
}

Limitations

Currently only supports a single citation, @todo, allow passing in an array of citations.

Contributing

  1. Fork it ( https://github.com/[my-github-username]/fastcase/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request