April 27, 2020 / 10:36 PM / a month ago

Georgia's annotated legal code not protected by copyright, high court rules

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that an annotated version of Georgia’s legal code is not protected by copyright and can be distributed by a third party without permission.

The split decision was a victory for Carl Malamud, a California-based advocate for open access to legal documents who publishes these texts at Public.Resource.Org.

To read the full story on Westlaw Practitioner Insights, click here: bit.ly/2KEL08y

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