Ending Copyright Claims in State Primary Legal Materials: Toward an Open Source Legal System
- Author(s): Fortney, Katie
- et al.
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An informed democratic society needs open access to the law, but states’ attempts to protect copyright interests in their laws are a major roadblock. Ms. Fortney urges broader access, analyzes the implications and legal arguments for and against copyright in the law, and considers strategies for access advocacy