Carl Malamud (a hero of public access to public information!), who has taken on the SEC, Patents, and Congress and C-Span, is now tackling the 5 million or so pages of federal case law.
- Carl Malamud Takes on WestLaw, by Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Radar (08.19.07)
- In Re: State and Federal Cases and Codes Released by Public.Resource.Org as Test Data README FILE (Aug 17, 2007)
- A Quest to Get More Court Rulings Online, and Free By John Markoff New York Times (August 20, 2007)
Carl’s short-term goal is the creation of an unencumbered full-text repository of the Federal Reporter, the Federal Supplement, and the Federal Appendix. The medium-term goal is the creation of an unencumbered full-text repository of all state and federal cases and codes.
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