Free US Case Law from Google! – US Federal + 50 State Case Law

Hi Friends, Thanks Google! Google has put FREE US case law online in Google Scholar :) The US Federal case law database includes US Supreme Court opinions since 1 US 1 (pre – 1776), Federal Appeals opinions since 1 F 2d 1 (1924+), and many Federal District Court opinions from F Supp. Opinions from all 50 states are included since

Legal Information Institute Tom Bruce, Dan Nagy & Deborah Schaaf visit Ithaca West (aka Berkeley & the Silicon Valley)

Hi Friends, Tom Bruce, Dan Nagy and Deborah Schaaf from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School stopped on by for some meetings with folks on new free information projects. The LII gang met with us, Nolo, Stanford and FreeGovInfo.info :) And there was a talk on privacy on the Internet with David Schellhase & Michael Blum moderated by

Yes We Scan!!! Carl Malamud for Head of the Government Printing Office

Hi Friends, A few weeks ago the New York Times floated a rumor/great idea that Carl Malamud, the great hard working free information Internet do-gooder, was being mentioned as a potential candidate for head of the Government Printing Office. Of course, we at Justia cheered this idea on — who better to bring government publishing into the digital age than

For the Birds: LegalBirds: Twitter Directory for the Legal Community

Hi Friends, In early December, Justia and the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School setup a pre-beta version of “Legal Birds” of legal twitterers and their tweets, and integrated twitter feeds into the attorney profile pages in our Lawyer Directory. We have now enhanced the twitter section with graphical tools, community-building functions and better search functionality. The updated version

Free Lawyer Directory from Justia & Cornell Legal Information Institute

Hi Friends, Justia and the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School have been building a lawyer directory the last few months to help individuals, families and businesses find lawyers and legal service organizations. (See the Justia Lawyer Directory and the LII Lawyer Directory). We are happy to announce that this project will be moving out of pre-beta and into