Harvard Law Gives Public Free Access to Four Centuries of U.S. Court Cases | News | The Harvard Crimson

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Summary:

"The Library Innovation Lab at Harvard Law School published a full collection of United States court cases dating from 1658 to 2018 on Monday as part of a years-long project to make case law more accessible.

 

The initiative, dubbed the Caselaw Access Project, digitized more than 40 million pages of U.S. state, federal, and territorial case law documents from the Law School library. Though basic information for all cases in the database is now publicly accessible, users are limited to five hundred full case texts per day. Harvard affiliates currently have unlimited access to all case texts.

Adam Ziegler, who directed the project, said his team worked on the Caselaw Access Project for more than six years...."

Link:

https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/11/1/caselaw-access-project/

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Date tagged:

11/03/2018, 09:55

Date published:

11/03/2018, 05:55