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  • Can a state copyright its own laws – and prevent citizens from republishing them?

    Photo of U. of I. copyright law expert Sara R. Benson.

    The pending Supreme Court case Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org will test the legality of a state copyrighting its own laws, which could pose a challenge to legal research, scholarship and public access to the law, said U. of I. copyright law expert Sara R. Benson.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Sara Benson, call 217-333-4200; email srbenson@illinois.edu.