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Webby Awards announce Law category winners

[JURIST] The annual Webby Awards [awards website] in Law and more than 100 other subject categories were announced in New York Tuesday as the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences [profession website] honored excellence in interactive design, creativity, usability and functionality on the Internet in 2008. OUT-LAW.com, an IT/e-commerce news site sponsored by London(UK)-based law firm Pinsent Masons [law firm website] took the judges' Webby; the People's Voice award, decided by online popular vote, went to the ABA Journal.

JURIST was one of a total of five nominees [JURIST report] up for a Law Webby this year; the others were New York law firm Shearman & Sterling's 2007-2008 Recruiting Campaign and LawHelp, which won the judges' Webby in 2007. JURIST won the Webby People's Voice award in 2006 and was named an Official Honoree [JURIST reports] in 2007. JURIST was also an Official Honoree in the Students category in 2008.

JURIST would like to take this opportunity to congratulate this year's Webby winners and thank all its readers and supporters who voted for us in this year's People's Voice competition.

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