Webby Awards honor best law sites

Awards for the best law sites along with awards for sites in 69 business, consumer and culture categories were announced today with the release of the 10th annual Webby Awards.

The award for best law site went to Justice Learning, a civics-education site devoted to helping students and teachers understand law and justice. The site is the product of a collaboration between National Public Radio and The New York Times.

The People’s Voice Award in the law category was given to Jurist, the legal news and research site published by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. The People’s Voice Award is based on votes by visitors to the Webby Awards site.

A full list of Webby Award and People’s Voice Award winners can be found at www.webbyawards.com.

The Webby Awards are presented by the Academy, a global organization with more than 500 members including musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, The Body Shop president Anita Roddick, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, Naked Chef Jamie Oliver, and fashion designer Max Azria.