Tag Archives: Computer assisted legal research

Bell on the Future of Legal Research

Professor Dr. John Bell of the University of Cambridge has published The Future of Legal Research, Legal Information Management, 12(4), 314-317 (2012). Here is the abstract: This article is based on a presentation given by John Bell at the annual … Continue reading

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Adreani on Juricaf

Guillaume Adreani of AHJUCAF has posted slides of his presentation entitled Retour d’expérience sur Juricaf, given 27 November 2012 at the ADBS event, Le moteur de recherche interne, élément clé de l’accès à l’information dans l’entreprise, in Lyon, France. The … Continue reading

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Sinha on Speed and Relevance Improvements to Indian Kanoon

Dr. Sushant Sinha of Indian Kanoon has posted Faster and More Relevant Kanoon!, at the Indian Kanoon forums. He writes: A new release of IndianKanoon brings in the following changes: 1. A new tiering function that slims down the top … Continue reading

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Lu and Conrad on Bringing Order to Legal Documents: An Issue-based Recommendation System via Cluster Association

Qiang Lu and Jack G. Conrad, both of Thomson Reuters, will present a paper entitled Bringing Order to Legal Documents: An Issue-based Recommendation System via Cluster Association, at KEOD 2012: The 4th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, … Continue reading

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Nevelow Mart & Luftig on Curation of Legal Resources, and Digest and Citator Results in Wexis

Professor Susan Nevelow Mart of the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law, and Professor Dr. Jeffrey T. Luftig of the University of Colorado, Boulder, have posted the abstract of a new paper entitled The Case for Curation: The Relevance … Continue reading

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Shecter on Making the California Laws Easy to Read

Robb Shecter, Esq., creator of OregonLaws.org and WebLaws.org, has posted Making the California Laws Easy to Read, at the Weblaws.org Blog. In this post, Robb shows a screenshot of the new version of the California Codes that he is developing … Continue reading

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Fastcase Introduces e-Books, Beginning with Advance Sheets

Fastcase, the online legal research service, has begun publishing e-books in EPUB and .mobi formats, and the first set of Fastcase e-books consists of advance sheets of U.S. state and federal court decisions, according to Sean Doherty’s post, Fastcase’s Free … Continue reading

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Juricaf Wins Open Data Award

Juricaf, the free database of francophone supreme court decisions, has been awarded the i-expo 2012 Trophée Open data, according to a post by Jean Gasnault entitled Juricaf – trophée I-Expo 2012 catégorie Open Data, at Juriconnexion. According to the conference … Continue reading

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Mobile Version of Indian Kanoon Available

A mobile version of Indian Kanoon, the free-access-to-law service for India, is now available, according to a new post by Dr. Sushant Sinha, creator of Indian Kanoon, in the Indian Kanoon forums. Here is an excerpt from the post: The … Continue reading

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