Catching Up on Legal News with JURIST and U.S. Law Week

| By: Susan Good

Welcome back, students! Curious about what significant legal events have occurred over Christmas break? Well, if you haven’t been following them yourself (which we hope is the case since break is a great opportunity to focus on other things for a while), then you should visit JURIST to catch up.

JURIST is a Web-based news and real-time legal research service provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pennsylvania (which you may have noticed featured on our new digital library sign). Its mostly-volunteer team of over 50 part-time law student reporters, editors and Web developers focus on ―legal issues with significant jurisprudential, social and political implications, with an emphasis on quickly locating and presenting primary source materials – the judicial decisions, legislation, testimony, reports and releases behind the legal news – so readers can evaluate those directly. > Continue Story