Google Scholar Adds Legal Research

Posted on November 19, 2009

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Yesterday, Google announced that is has expanded its Google Scholar service to include FREE, full-text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state courts, including appellate and supreme court cases. According to Tim Stanley of the Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog, Google Search includes U.S. Supreme Court opinions since 1 US 1 (pre – 1776), federal circuit opinions since 1 F 2d 1 (1924+), and many federal district court opinions. Opinions from all 50 state supreme courts are included since 1950. For an explanation of how the service works, see Finding the Laws that Govern Us.

DeWayne Pope, DeWayne Pope LLC

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