Fighting to Make Law Free with Ed Walters [LGE 073]


If you think that the laws we study in law school, from cases to statutes to regulations, are free, think again.  Copyright claims over the laws governing our country stymie access and innovation.  Ed Walters, CEO of Fastcase, joins Megan to dive into this issue and the upcoming Supreme Court case that may change it.

Highlights include:

– Ed’s teaching of the law of robots

– Historical perspective of the fight to make law public

– Impact of law not being public

– Current events at the US Supreme Court in Georgia v. Public.Resource.org

Resources Mentioned:

Ed’s Blog Post

Fastcase

Casetext

Ravel Law

Judicata

Docket Alarm

Law Street Media

Law 360

 

SCOTUS Blog

How to become a member of the US Supreme Court Bar

 

Guest Info:

Ed on Twitter

Ed on LinkedIn

 

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