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Findlaw.com (Mountain View, CA), which claims to be the Internet's most heavily trafficked legal site with 15 million hits a month, has secured $10 million in capital from CMGI CMGI Commonly Maintained Grounds Infrastructures
CMGI College Marketing Group Information (Services) 
 Inc. (Menlo Park, CA). Findlaw said the money will be used to expand the content of 400,000 pages of data and 40,000 links it currently offers. The site provides information, articles and case law in a variety of fields, including constitutional law, family law, sports law The laws, regulations, and judicial decisions that govern sports and athletes.

Sports law is an amalgam of laws that apply to athletes and the sports they play. It is not a single legal topic with generally applicable principles.
, litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.

When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation.
, and intellectual property law. The company said the money will also be used to help prepare for an IPO (Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard.  in 2000. Findlaw claims profitability since 1997 and draws revenue from advertising, sponsorships, legal course fees and related e-commerce.
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