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|Slogan||An interactive encyclopedia of courts and judges.|
|Type of site||Wiki|
|Registration||Required for editing|
|Owner||Lucy Burns Institute|
|Launched||October 1, 2007|
|Alexa rank||75,162 (August 2014[update])|
Judgepedia is an online wiki-style encyclopedia covering the American legal system. Judgepedia and its sister site Ballotpedia are both sponsored by the Lucy Burns Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin. Judgepedia includes a database of information on state and federal courts and judges.
According to its website, the goal of Judgepedia "is to help readers discover and learn useful information about the court systems and judiciary in the United States."
Judgepedia was sponsored by the Sam Adams Alliance in 2007, along with Ballotpedia and Sunshine Review. In 2009 sponsorship of Judgepedia was transferred to the Lucy Burns Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
Judgepedia has a weekly publication titled Federal Courts, Empty Benches which tracks the vacancy rate for Article III federal judicial posts.
The Orange County Register noted Judgepedia's coverage of Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
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