Google Scholars Legal Search Option Makes Law Easily Accessible to All, R. Eric Gaum, Esq. and Meghan Sheehan, Law Clerk

On November 17, 2009 Google announced on the Official Google Blog that Google Scholar has the ability to find full text legal opinions, granting users easy access to legal documents that were previously difficult and/or expensive to find. This new legal opinion search capability is certainly useful to the public; however, it is important to note that it is not without certain important limitations that commercial legal search databases have already solved.