[JURIST] JURIST's Paper Chase legal news service has been named as one of the "100 best Web sites by lawyers, for lawyers" as chosen by the editors of the ABA Journal, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. Ranking Paper Chase among their top 12 legal news websites, the ABA Journal Third Annual Blawg 100 applauded JURIST's format of linking readers to primary source documents:
Stories here never lack for sources, always linking to original reports, legal documents and information on the people making news. Check out this site for frequent updates on the courts treatment of Guantanamo detainees.
This is the third ABA Blawg 100 nomination for JURIST's Paper Chase in as many years. JURIST readers are encouraged to register with ABAJournal.com and vote for JURIST's Paper Chase as their favorite legal website. Voting will remain open until December 31, and the winners will be announced in February.
Headquartered at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law [law school website], JURIST is powered by a team of some 35 law student reporters, editors, and web developers [staff list] led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts [profile] who volunteer their time and talent to the project, working with leading legal experts from around the world to provide up-to-the minute legal news, primary source research, and analysis as an educational service to the public and the legal community. Established in 2004, Paper Chase is JURIST's flagship service, staffed by 23 law students under the direction of Research Director Jaclyn Belczyk.