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Justia Launches Free Searchable Database of Federal Civil District Court Opinions

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Justia, a legal media and technology company that makes legal information freely available online, today announced the addition of a free searchable database of full-text opinions and orders from civil cases heard in U.S. Federal District Courts (

The Justia Federal District Court Opinions and Orders database enables users to search the full-text of opinions and orders, as well as browse decisions by venue, type of lawsuit and judge. Moreover, users can subscribe to RSS feeds for alerts of new cases by type of lawsuit, court or judge. For instance, you can subscribe to receive updates when U.S. Federal District Courts in California issue new opinions that concern copyright issues. The free database of civil decisions from Federal District Courts extends back to 2004 and is updated daily.

The decisions are also integrated with the previously available Justia Federal District Court Filings & Dockets database ( Users searching Federal District Court filings and dockets can now view the opinions and orders associated with a case as they search or browse the database.

"We are committed to making legal information freely available and easy to access," said Justia Vice President Stacy Stern. "We are excited about adding this latest database of Federal District Court opinions and orders from civil cases."

About Justia:

Justia Inc. is a legal media and technology company focused on making legal information, resources and services easy to find on the Internet. Justia provides Internet users with free case law, codes, regulations, legal articles and legal blog databases, as well as community resources. The company also provides legal blog and Web development services for law firms, educational, public interest and other socially-focused organizations.

About Justia

Justia's mission is to make law and legal resources free for all. The Justia Portal ( offers free access to state and federal case law, codes, statutes, regulations, legal forms, business contracts, and secondary materials, as well as the Justia Lawyer Directory, Justia Ask A Lawyer, Justia Blawg Search, and other databases and community resources. To support these free law initiatives, Justia offers marketing solutions for law firms, including Justia Premium Placements in the Justia Lawyer Directory, law firm websites through Justia Elevate, and PPC management services through Justia Amplify.

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