Five law-related sites are among the winners announced yesterday of the Webby Awards, which have been called the “Oscars of the Internet.” The Webby Awards honor Web sites in more than 60 categories selected by an international panel that includes musician David Bowie, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison and fashion designer Max Azria. A second category, The People’s Voice Awards, honors Web sites selected by popular vote of Internet surfers.

Law-related winners are:

Winners will be honored at a ceremony June 6 in New York City, where a highlight will be a Lifetime Achievement Award to Vice President Al Gore, presented by Vint Cerf, often credited as inventor of the Internet.

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