Law.Gov Envisions Open Access To All Law Documents

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A nonprofit group dedicated to making public-domain documents widely accessible has set its sights on creating a comprehensive, distributed, open-source and authenticated collection of every primary legal document in the U.S., from the courts to Congress.

The head of Public.Resource.Org announced Thursday that it had begun laying the groundwork for Law.Gov, modeled after the open-source government data repository Data.Gov, in collaboration with a group of legal and open-source technology experts from around the country.

The group said it envisions a collection of “all materials that have...
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