FindLaw to Provide Content for NYTimes.com's Supreme Court Guide
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (May 2, 2000) -- FindLaw, Inc., the most highly trafficked Web portal focused on law and government, announced today that it is now providing content for NYTimes.com's Supreme Court Guide (http://www.nytimes.com/library/politics/scotus/index-scotus.html).
Under the terms of the agreement, FindLaw will provide NYTimes.com users free access to resources including United States Supreme Court cases indexed by volume or year, Supreme Court orders, legal briefs and rules. Visitors may also browse the Supreme Court docket to find cases organized by date and topic.
"The purpose of NYTimes.com's Supreme Court Guide is to provide readers with a high-quality source of news, resources and tools related to our nation's highest court," said Richard J. Meislin, editor in chief of New York Times Digital. "We're pleased to be working with FindLaw to supplement our in depth news coverage of the Supreme Court."
"We're very pleased that NYTimes.com, one of the most respected sources for news on the Web, chose FindLaw to help power its Supreme Court Guide," commented FindLaw's chief executive officer, Steve Robinson. "It emphasizes the editorial quality and importance of our content, and gives FindLaw valuable exposure within a large group of users interested in Supreme Court issues."
About New York Times Digital
New York Times Digital, a division of The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), provides news, information and interaction through its own Web sites as well as affiliate partners. NYTD's family of sites includes NYTimes.com, Boston.com, NYToday.com, WineToday.com, GolfDigest.com and Abuzz, which develops sophisticated community and knowledge-sharing applications for use on the Internet.
FindLaw, Inc. (http://www.findlaw.com), the leading Web portal focused on law and government, is dedicated to making legal information on the Internet freely available and easy to find. By far the Internet's most highly trafficked legal portal, FindLaw offers lawyers, consumers and small businesses a wealth of legal resources and information, including legal search tools, case law (including United States Supreme Court decisions back to 1893), legal news, real-time SEC filings, community discussion areas and online continuing legal education. With the recent acquisition of Infirmation.com, FindLaw provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive legal career center online, featuring law firm salary charts, legal job listings, personalized job placement services and the "Greedy Associates" message boards. FindLaw is currently a privately held company backed by @Ventures, the affiliated venture capital arm of CMGI, Inc. Other investors include Amicus Investments, Angel Investors LP, Arba Seed Investment Group and Glasser Legal Works.