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FindLaw Pioneers Case Summary RSS Feeds
Leader in Free Legal Information Delivers the Latest Developments in Up-to-the-Minute Court Opinions

EAGAN, Minn., Oct. 6, 2008 -- FindLaw, the leader in Internet marketing services for law firms and the most-visited legal Web site ( www.findlaw.com ), is launching a first-of-its-kind case summary 'Really Simple Syndication' ( RSS ) feed service to deliver up-to-the-minute court opinions in a standardized RSS format. This new and unique legal RSS feed service from FindLaw.com provides 'real-time' information to attorneys, legal commentators and anyone seeking up-to-the-minute case information.

"In a fast paced digital world, the legal community demands targeted and up-to-date case information providing the knowledge to act and make informed decisions," said Stephanie Rahlfs, attorney and FindLaw social media manager. "We are meeting this demand not only for providing critical case information, but FindLaw RSS feeds also offer attorneys streamlined, efficient and dependable delivery of information without overloading E-mail inboxes and avoiding delays or missed information often caused by IT restrictions, saving them time and money."

Benefits and key features of the new RSS feeds include:

  • Delivery of case opinions summarized by FindLaw experts within hours of the release of the decision by the Court.
  • The flexibility to receive case summaries categorized by legal practice areas or by court.
  • The ability to incorporate up-to-the-minute legal content into legal blogs or firm Web sites for personal marketing purposes.
  • Access to court decisions in 23 jurisdictions including the U.S. Supreme Court, all federal Courts of Appeals, and the top courts in California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas.
  • The power to track nationwide court decisions by practice area, providing targeted information customized for a user's area of interest. FindLaw RSS feeds deliver information in 16 popular practice areas, including:


    • Bankruptcy Law Case Summaries
    • Civil Procedure Case Summaries
    • Class Action Case Summaries
    • Constitutional Law Case Summaries
    • Contract Law Case Summaries
    • Criminal Law & Procedure Case Summaries
    • Environmental Law Case Summaries
    • Legal Ethics Case Summaries
    • Family Law Case Summaries
    • Immigration Law Case Summaries
    • Injury & Tort Law Case Summaries
    • Insurance Law Case Summaries
    • Intellectual Property Law Case Summaries
    • Labor & Employment Law Case Summaries
    • Patent Law Case Summaries
    • Tax Law Case Summaries

FeedBurner SmartFeed technology ensures that FindLaw RSS feeds are compatible with any feed reader including mobile platforms, enabling users to aggregate their customized FindLaw feeds with various other feeds of interest and receive feeds on the go. Each summary features a link directly from the FindLaw feed to the full text of the court decision on FindLaw.com. FindLaw Case Summary RSS feeds are now available on www.findlaw.com/RSS-index.

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About FindLaw
FindLaw, a business within Thomson Reuters, is the legal industry's most effective provider of online marketing and client development services. FindLaw provides law firms with Web sites and other online marketing services that generate new business with qualified prospects and build stronger, more profitable relationships with existing clients. Attorneys can also be prominently listed on our Web portal, FindLaw.com, the world's most-visited legal information site. To schedule an appointment with a FindLaw online marketing consultant, call 1-866-44FINDLAW (1-866-443-4635) or e-mail west.info-findlaw@thomson.com. Visit www.lawyermarketing.com for more information about the importance of law firm marketing.

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