OpenJurist is a freely available Internet source of federal appellate opinions, as well as, other files of interest to researchers of United States legal information.  Included are listings and links for legal dictionaries, law schools and law libraries across the country.  There is also a page with federal judges’ bios. openjurist

The page design is clean and easy to read.  Will work well for mobile devices.

Some files offer pre-filtered decisions by a topic or an entity including compilations such as Opinions by Sports League.  Useful reference source for those folks who are interested in litigation and sport teams.

No identifying information on the site’s creators listed on the page.  Here is a statement published at

OpenJurist is a public domain resource for case law in the United States.

Our organization believes that because the laws of the land are in the public domain, they should be accessible by the public without restriction and especially without charge. —

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