Category Archives: Legal

Amicus: Harvard’s Civil Rights Law Review

Image via Wikipedia Amicus http://harvardcrcl.org/category/amicus/ Amicus is a new online supplement to Harvard’s Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review, and focuses on internet-based civil rights and civil liberties scholarship. It has an unfussy, attractive design that makes it easy to … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Database

Image by wallyg via Flickr The Supreme Court Database http://scdb.wustl.edu/index.php As important as the U.S. Supreme Court decisions are, accessing, reading, and deciphering them can be an arduous task. However, the Supreme Court Database can help relieving some of the … Continue reading

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THOMAS

Image via Wikipedia THOMAS, named for Thomas Jefferson, is the Library of Congress’ site for providing free legislative information to the public. Some of the best features and content are: Search/browse bills Track bill status Congressional speeches Congressional publications Law … Continue reading

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Legal Docs On Google Scholar

If you go to Google Scholar you will notice that it is now sporting a new button below the search box titled “Legal opinions and journals”.  Google has made full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate … Continue reading

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PreCYdent

PreCYdent is a search engine for law that currently contains U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals cases.  It’s development team plans to add all U.S. federal and state cases and statutory materials with the goal of making effective … Continue reading

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Google Wins in France

After a four year legal battle Google has won its fight to scan the archives of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.  Read more in the article, “Google bruises Gallic pride as national library does deal with search giant“, in the … Continue reading

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The Communicators

C-SPAN: The Communicators  http://www.c-span.org/Series/Communicators.aspx C-SPAN has given viewers programs like the celebrated “BookTV” and “Booknotes” and now they have come out with “The Communicators”. This program features a half-hour interview with “the people who shape our digital future.” Interviews include … Continue reading

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Trans Lex

Trans-Lex http://trans-lex.org/index.php Researchers, professors, students and lawyers involved in transnational law and international business law will find Trans-Lex to be a valuable legal research tool. The “How to Use the Site” link at the bottom of any page gives detailed … Continue reading

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