Tag Archives: Canadian Legal Information Institute

Neale: Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law

Thom Neale, JD, of the Sunlight Foundation has published Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law, Journal of Open Access to Law, 1(1) (2013). Here is the abstract: This study uses simple statistical and functional analysis in conjunction with network analysis … Continue reading

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CanLII Hackathon, 13-14 September 2013: Links and Resources

The CanLII Law, Government and Open Data Conference and Hackathon is being held 13-14 September 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Remote participants are welcome. Please see the details here. Click here for the event schedule. Click here for the data … Continue reading

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Upcoming Legal Hacking Events 2014-

So far there are several upcoming legal hacking events that we’re aware of (older events are listed here): January 17-19, 2014: PDF Liberation Hackathon, Washington, DC, San Francisco, California, and elsewhere [HT @internetrebecca] January 24-26, 2014: Europarl Hackathon [European Parliament … Continue reading

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Neale: Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law, using CanLII data

Thom Neale, JD, has published Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law (Canadian Legal Information Institute, 2013). Here is a summary of the report: This study uses simple statistical and functional analysis in conjunction with network analysis algorithms to examine the … Continue reading

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CanLII launches API

Colin Lachance of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) tells us that CanLII, which provides free access to Canadian law, has opened an application programming interface (API). A description appears below. Colin has a new post at Slaw.ca that provides … Continue reading

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Employment Opportunity: President, Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)

Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) seeks applicants for the position of President. The agent for the search is Odgers Berndtson. Here is the relevant portion of the position announcement: “…CanLII is the country’s foremost provider of free-access legal information. A … Continue reading

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Dina & Hamel on The Canadian Legal Information Institute — Nine Years On

Yemisi Dina of the York University Osgoode Hall Law School Library and Louise Hamel of the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General Judicial Library Services, have published The Canadian Legal Information Institute–Nine Years On, 34 Canadian Law Library Review 182 (2009). … Continue reading

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Video Available for Princeton Open Government Workshop Panels & Law.gov

Videos are now available for all of the workshop panels and the Law.gov panel from Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), a workshop held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). Click here … Continue reading

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