Harvard University opens up its legal library

American case law is being made available outside expensive paywalls thanks to Harvard University who is digitising their complete legal library. They have made this possible by partnering with Ravel Law who are funding this project. 40,000 physical books are in the process of being scanned so they may be freely available to the public and fully searchable online. This open platform will be of particular importance to small law firms with limited resources as well as the general public. The expected completion date is in 2017 and cases will be available at www.ravellaw.com.

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