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Representative cases

Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org., 590 U.S._ (April 27, 2020). We obtained a watershed ruling on behalf of a nonprofit organization that makes legal materials available online. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that the annotations in the Official Code of Georgia, Annotated are unprotected by copyright under the edicts-of-government doctrine because they are works created by officials empowered to speak with the force of law. The majority reasoned that it is irrelevant that the annotations are not themselves legally binding. The high court's decision affirmed the Eleventh Circuit's unanimous decision in our client's favor.