“The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality Tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.”–from the website.
“PLoL is one of the largest free law libraries in the world, because we assemble law available for free scattered across many different sites — all in one place.”–From the website. A PLoL User Guide and other tutorials are included to help anyone researching the law.
“The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text.”–From the website. Documents are included from ancient times to the present.
This page provides information from the National Collegiate Athletic Association website concerning its actions relating to the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University. Included are links to the NCAA Conclusions and Sanctions, the Freeh Report, and Press Conference Remarks by NCAA President Mark Emmert and NCAA Executive Committe Chair, Oregon State President Ed Ray.
Report of the Special Investigative Counsel Regarding the Actions of the Pennsylvania State University Related to the Child Sexual Abuse Committed by Gerald A. Sandusky
Full text of the Freeh Report on the child sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky and the actions of Joe Paterno and others relating to the abuse at Penn State University.
“Slavery in the United States did not end with abolition. Human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery, is the recruitment, transportation, harboring, or receipt of people for the purposes of slavery, forced labor, and servitude, and it is widespread and ongoing. It currently exists in every state of the United States and across the world. It can be found in many industries: agriculture, spas and massage parlors, hotel work, and domestic service, as well as prostitution.”–From University of Michigan School Human Trafficking Clinical Program http://www.law.umich.edu/clinical/humantraffickingclinicalprogram/Pages/default.aspx
This database lets you search for human trafficking cases and to add cases to the database.
You can read the Electrolux Site and Location Development Agreement with the City of Memphis in full here.
“What are the privileges and responsibilities of a free press? In Media Law Handbook, Professor Jane Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota, explores how free societies answer this question.”–From the website
LawyersUSA provides this list of the top ten jury verdicts of 2010.