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Friday, November 16, 2007

Public.Resource.Org to Publish 1.8 Mil. Pages of Federal Case Law

Public.Resource.Org and Fastcase have announced that
Public.Resource.Org will publish 1.8 million pages of federal
case law in the public domain. The database, to be
released in 2008, will include all U.S. courts of appeals
decisions since 1950 and all Supreme Court decisions since

Fastcase, a for-profit legal research organization, has agreed
to sell this case law in a one-time transaction that will allow
Public.Resource.Org to use it.

New cases will be added to the database through Cornell's
Legal Information Institute and other organizations that
currently make cases available to the public.

Hat tip to Robert Ambrogi at LawSites.