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Project of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Weapons Law Encyclopedia is the world’s first-ever online encyclopaedia of public international law applicable to weapons. … [it] aims to provide accurate, up-to-date information on weapons, the effects of their use, and their regulation under international and national law…. This website is […]

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Via In Custodia Legis, the Library of Congress announced that through an agreement with William S. Hein & Co., it will now offer free online access to historical U.S. legal materials, which include the following: United States Code 1925-1988 (includes content up to 1993) From Guide to Law Online: United States Law United States Reports v. 1-542 (1754-2004) […]

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Among the many initiatives delivering access to court opinions online for free is a project made possible through the partnership of the federal Judiciary and the Government Printing Office providing free online access to federal court opinions on the GPO’s Federal Digital System, FDsys.  This project now includes 64 federal courts publishing opinions on FDsys, […]

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Courtesy of beSpecific, the New York City Municipal Archive Online Gallery welcomes its visitors online. This ever-expanding gallery is your entry point into the vast visual holdings of the Archives. The Online Gallery provides free and open research access to over 800,000 items digitized from the Municipal Archives’ collections, including photographs, maps, motion-pictures and audio recordings. […]

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The Bluebook is the accepted uniform legal citation system and it currently is in its 19th edition. First year law students are, at majority of schools, required to buy the Bluebook because that is the set of citation rules they will be learning and using during their law school career. So, for all of you […]

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The House of Representative releases new beta version of the United States Code online. The United States Code is prepared and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel (“OLRC”) of the U.S. House of Representatives pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 285b.  The Code contains the general and permanent laws of the United States, organized into titles […]

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Microsoft Office on the Web

Just in case last week’s NY Times article Revamped Microsoft Office Will Be Free On the Web slipped by you. According to the article, the latest version, talked about for a really long time, will include the usual Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, but this version will be available online for free allowing users to […]

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Via Telegraph.co.uk, a woman was arrested for ‘poking’ a Facebook user. Police deemed that 36-year-old Shannon Jackson violated a protection order – similar to a restraining order – by using the site’s feature to attract the attention of another user. The order previously obtained by the woman who received the poke banned Jackson from “telephoning, […]

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America’s National Parks

The Recreation and Tourism page of the USA.gov Web site has been updated by a new link National Parks: America’s Best Idea Today. For nearly 100 years, this best idea has been nurtured by the National Park Service. Over time, the number of national parks has increased and our mission has become more complex as […]

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To follow up on our previous post featuring the free web-based Microsoft Office 2010, here is a YouTube demo video previewing the Office web application in Windows Live.

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