Wednesday, November 25, 2009

More research material on Google Scholar

You can now find and read full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate and supreme courts using Google Scholar. Click the button, Legal opinions and journals, and type in a subject. The search seems to be full text searchable. The "how cited" link gives you list of other opinions that cite a particular opinion. The major cases are there as well as lesser known ones.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Mark your calendars

Sunshine Week celebration has been set for March 14-20, 2010. The N.C. Open Government Coalition will host a workshop on Tuesday, March 16th in Greensboro at Elon Law.

North Carolina's Creative Industry

According to a recent study prepared by the Policy, Research and Strategic Planning Division of the N.C. Department of Commerce,  North Carolina has a $41 billion creative industry that employs almost 300,000 people or more than 5 1/2 percent of the state's total employment.

The creative industry includes arts, design and entertainment and new media.