“This was a classic win-win,” says Mary Randolph, Managing Editor at Nolo. “We are genuinely thrilled to be working with the Legal Information Institute because their mission is aligned with ours to provide everyone access to legal information.”
Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2010
Nolo, the country’s leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal resources, and the Legal Information Institute (LII), a research and outreach arm of the Cornell University Law School, have announced a new publishing agreement today. In the agreement, LII will publish Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary on Wex, their community- built legal dictionary and encyclopedia. “This was a classic win-win,” commented Mary Randolph, Managing Editor at Nolo. “We are genuinely thrilled to be working with the Legal Information Institute because their mission is aligned with ours to provide everyone access to legal information.” Tom Bruce, co-founder of LII comments further, “We're delighted to be launching this new partnership. It’s an exciting alliance because we’ve long admired Nolo's work in bringing the law within reach for everyone. This brings two great organizations together to help lots of people better understand the law, and lays a great foundation for future work together.”
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About the Legal Information Institute (http://law.cornell.edu) The Legal Information Institute (LII) is a not-for-profit group that believes everyone should be able to read and understand the laws that govern them, without cost. We carry out this vision by: publishing law online, for free; creating materials that help people understand law; and exploring new technologies that make it easier for people to find the law. We are a small research, engineering, and editorial group housed at the Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY. Our collaborators include publishers, legal scholars, computer scientists, government agencies, and other groups and individuals that promote open access to law, worldwide. Follow LII on Twitter (@cornell_lii) or Facebook (/LawLII).