Dean Peter W. Martin of Cornell University Law School has posted Abandoning Law Reports for Official Digital Case Law (2011), on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, Arkansas ended publication of the Arkansas Reports. Since 1837 this series of volumes, joined in the late twentieth century by the Arkansas Appellate Reports covering the state’s… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Copyright in legal information
Video is now available for Carl Malamud’s address entitled Law.Gov: America’s Operating System, Open Source, given at Gov 2.0 Expo 2010, on 27 May 2010, in Washington, DC, USA. The address details new findings about copyright restrictions on legal materials in the U.S., and offers an update on the progress of the Law.gov legal open… Read more »
Kate Wilko of the Stanford University Law Library has posted A Draft 50 State Survey of Copyright Claims in State Codes and Court Opinions on Legal Research Plus. The survey — which was conducted in conjunction with the Law.gov legal open government data project — covers U.S. state statutory codes and court decisions.