Monthly Archives: December 2010

Yates & Shapiro, Establishing a Sustainable Legal Information System in a Developing Country: A Practical Guide

Professor Dr. Kenneth A. Yates of University of Southern California Rossier School of Education and Charles E. Shapiro have published Establishing a Sustainable Legal Information System in a Developing Country: A Practical Guide, Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing … Continue reading

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New UK eParticipation Effort: Top Direct.gov.uk ePetitions to Become Legislation

In 2011, the most popular citizen-created petitions on the Direct.gov.uk Website will be drafted as legislation in the UK Parliament, and petitions receiving a certain level of support will be guaranteed a debate in the House of Commons, according to … Continue reading

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Applications Invited for State Justice Institute Grants

Applications are invited — with submission deadline of 1 February 2011 for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 — for grants offered by the State Justice Institute (SJI). SJI offers grants to fund improvements in justice administration in U.S. … Continue reading

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Lanzara on How New Media Change the Way Judges Deal with Trial Transcripts

Professor Dr. Giovan Francesco Lanzara of Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Scienza Politica has published Remediation of practices: How new media change the ways we see and do things in practical domains, First Monday, v. 15, no. 6-7 (June 2010), … Continue reading

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Jones on A User Registration System for Regulations.gov

Gregory D. Jones has published a comment entitled Electronic Rulemaking in the New Age of Openness: Proposing a Voluntary Two-Tier Registration System for Regulations.gov, Administrative Law Review, v. 62, no. 4 (2010), pp. 1261-1286. Here is a summary: This Comment … Continue reading

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McKelvey et al. on The Communication of Trademark Rights & Licensing Policy on University Official Athletic Websites

Professor Steve McKelvey, Professor Sheranne Fairley, and Mark D. Groza, all of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management, have published Caught in the Web? The Communication of Trademark Rights and Licensing Policy on University Official Athletic Websites, … Continue reading

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Palfrey on The Path of Legal Information

Vice Dean John G. Palfrey of the Harvard Law School recently gave a lecture entitled The Path of Legal Information, on 9 November 2010, at the Harvard Law School. In his lecture, Dean Palfrey proposes the development of an open, … Continue reading

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Changes to Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. Event data in iCalendar (.ics) format have been added for many events. (Event data for more events will be added in the coming weeks.) (I decided to add event data to … Continue reading

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