Talk:Colorado v. Bannister

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Copyright concerns[edit]

You people do realize that the article summarized a Supreme Court opinion and properly cited it. Court opinions can be copied and copied and copied. They are in the public domain. If you don't believe me, try searching any other opinion by the United States Supreme Court. Ergo - no copyright infringement. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.59.120.212 (talkcontribs) 22 July 2010

Unfortunately widespread publication isn't much indicator of public domain these days. :) But, yes, we are aware that court opinions are PD in the U.S., as is written in Wikipedia:Public domain. However, our contributors come from many countries and many walks of life, and not all are familiar with the intricacies of international copyright law. I'll mark this one resolved at the copyright problems board and explain the situation to the tagger. --Moonriddengirl (talk) 16:19, 23 July 2010 (UTC)