It was announced last week that the U.S. government will soon offer free access to federal court opinions on its www.fdsys.gov site. In the long run, this could end up being extremely helpful for attorneys who can't afford access to premium research databases like Lexis and Westlaw. In the short run, just expect to find the most recent federal cases on fdsys.
Sites currently offering free access to federal cases include OpenJurist, Justia, the Public Library of Law, and FindLaw.
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