Over the last several months we have made many modifications to OpenJurist to give it much more functionality and make the site look nicer!
Now, each opinion is accompanied with more information about the legal issues that are relevant for that opinion. Click on the links in the "Learn More About ..." section on the right side of any case to be able to understand the relevant areas of law covered by the case.
We have worked hard to write relevant information for as many areas of law as we could to explain the basics of that particular area of law, be it employment law, false claims act law or class actions.
We will need help from the legal community to expand it further. So, if you are an expert in a particular area of law that you notice is lacking, please contribute your knowledge to the community. Members of our community may even contribute back to your practice! Please feel free to email us at openjurist@g
There is more to come! We are also working hard at expanding the opinions to include many more of them.
To celebrate our 600th Facebook friend, OpenJurist is launching our United States Founding Documents series. This includes the actual texts, and in some cases images, of the:
Enjoy the Founding Documents of the United States: http://openjurist.org/founding-documents-of-the-united-states
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OpenJurist is growing! You can now access the United States Code on OpenJurist. Our integration is not complete yet, but the US Code is available so we wanted to make it accessible. Please let us know what you think by emailing us here: op
Find the United States Code, here: http://openjurist.org/united-states-code
Tens of thousands of visitors have come to OpenJurist looking for cases related to United State Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Excerpted from SCOTUSBLOG, here are some of the most important of the more than 150 decisions she has authored:
Check out a search of our opinions for all opinions mentioning Sonia Sotomayor.