Access to Law Online: Ten of the best free resources – Judith Townend

17 08 2011

It’s the norm to pay for legal information, through legal databases (eg. LexisNexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline) and paid for services (eg. Courtserve).  But there is a strong case for improving the Ministry of Justice’s handling of courts data and judicial information and opening information to all.  As I have argued before, the closed and costly nature of courts data is restricting legal research and analysis – as well as public access to legal information. Read the rest of this entry »