Latest LinksBy Margaret Berkland, Published on May 15, 2002
The Copyright Website was launched in May 1995. It offers a Copyright Wizard for registering your website online. There are sections covering visual, audio, and digital copyright issues. Famous cases are detailed under visual and audio issues. Internet and software features are covered under digital issues. The Info section covers basic copyright law and copyright registration. The website is maintained by Lexbid LLC. A resume for Benedict O’Mahoney, president of Lexbid LLC, is located on the site. There are links to article references for the website and website awards for the website. The search engine on the home page did not work even after several attempts.
The RJ&L Religious Liberty Archive
The RJ&L Religious Liberty Archive is a resource for information about state and federal laws pertaining to religious freedom in the United States. You can view cases (by a list of all cases, by topic groups, by categories, and cases with commentaries), federal laws and statutes, state statutes (links to ten states), treatises, and historical materials, There are links to relevant websites and current news developments. The website is maintained by Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP.
Tobacco Industry Documents
“The Tobacco Industry Documents Web site has been designed to implement the President’s Executive Memorandum (July 17, 1998) by increasing access to these tobacco industry documents and by making the documents more easily available via the Internet.” The website allows direct access to Minnesota Tobacco Document Depository which holds the world’s largest hardcopy cache of tobacco industry documents. The website contains links to other Internet sites that have captured tobacco industry documents. A merged searchable version of the 4B Index has been provided by the tobacco company defendants. “Generally, the documents are indexed and searchable by the following information: Document ID, Author, Recipient, Persons Copied, Date, Type of Document, Title, Production Date, Company Name, Box Number, and Bates Numbers.” There are links to industry document websites with brief descriptions and a glossary. The Minnesota Select Subset section contains pages from the total Minnesota Depository that were selected by lawyers as being key to the trial. These pages are available as s of the original documents or as text files scanned from the documents. They can be searched by full text. The Guildford-British American Tobacco Documents section contains “7,000 documents chosen by lawyers for having the greatest relevance to the Minnesota trial and the population of that state.” These documents are also searchable. This site is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tobacco Litigation Documents
“This site contains key litigation documents from cases brought by the Attorneys General of forty-four states and similar actions against the tobacco industry.” There is a Tobacco Lawsuit Summary Chart arranged alphabetically by state with date filed, attorney/governor/political party affiliation, case name and number, and firm. Key litigation documents are arranged by state and other jurisdictions. Documents can be viewed as web pages or PDF documents. The collection was originally developed by the Tobacco Control Resource Center at Northeastern University, Boston and is now a part of the UCSF collection.
Tobacco Control Resource Center & the Tobacco Products Liability Project
This website site provides current news and analysis of tobacco-related litigation throughout the United States. There are links to full texts of briefs and decisions mentioned on this site. There are links to other tobacco litigation related websites. The Resource Center and the Project are projects of the Northeastern University School of Law.
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