Articles Tagged with Justia

Plans Unveiled for Major New Canadian Legal Research Platforms


One of Canada’s oldest legal publishers is about to launch what could turn out to be the country’s most cutting-edge and comprehensive legal research suite.

Last November, Maritime Law Book Ltd., a Canadian case law publisher founded in 1969, came under new ownership, led by a new CEO, Colin Lachance, the former president…

Justia Launches Daily Summaries of Court Opinions


Justia today launched a service providing free, daily summaries of federal and state court opinions. The service,, covers all federal circuit courts of appeal and select state supreme courts. Additional state courts will be added in the coming weeks.

The daily summaries provide brief descriptions of each decision and are tagged…

El Nombre del Sitio Web es México Justia


The U.S. legal portal Justia has launched a legal portal for Mexico, Justia Mexico. As Justia does for the U.S., Justia Mexico does for that country, providing legal information and resources for lawyers and consumers, all without cost.

The Justia Mexico site provides access to Mexican federal and state constitutions, laws, codes and…

A Special Thanks to Justia for Rescuing my Blog


Many, many moons ago, from 1995 to 1999, I published the first-ever newsletter to cover the Internet for lawyers, Every year, we doled out awards we called “Best of the Web for Lawyers.” The recipients of these awards were selected by panels of judges that included trailblazers in leading the legal profession online,…

The Madoff Social Network Map


To pull off a $20 billion ponzi scheme, you need a broad web of social and business connections. In the case of Bernard Madoff, the network of feeder funds and sub-feeder funds that funneled investors’ money his way was particularly complex. For a striking visual depiction of this complex network of funds, check out this…

Justia Adds Lawyer Directory


I am not sure when this happened, because I just noticed it, but I see that Justia has added a lawyer directory to its many features. It lists lawyers and law firms by their practice areas and jurisdictions and can be searched by name and location. It is labeled “pre-beta,” suggesting it is…