Category: legal research

New Paper "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research"...

by on April 22, 2017 1:25 pm
Please see here. The abstract and citation (from SSRN.com): ABSTRACT: We construct our conceptual world using metaphors. Yet sometimes our concepts are flawed and our metaphors do damage. This Article examines a set of metaphors currently doing damage in law – those for legal research. It shows that while technology has radically altered the material… Read more New Paper "New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research"...

"Free Law Project" is Downloading All Free Opinions and Orders from PACER

by on April 7, 2017 5:03 pm
The Free Law Project is downloading all free opinions and orders from PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records] — hooray! For some reporting on this, please see here.

Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed

by on February 19, 2017 12:48 pm
… please see the Memorandum Opinion of U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan dated February 2, 2017 in American Society For Testing and Materials, et al. v. Public Resource.Org, Inc., et al. (D.D.C. no. 13-cv-01215-TSC): here. For reporting on this, and related matters — regarding private copyrights contained in public safety laws, in particular, the proprietary… Read more Recent U.S. District Court Opinion Is a Blow to Open Access ... But It Is Being Appealed