Tag Archives: Court decisions

Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … Continue reading

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Lupu and Fowler: Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Dr. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington University and Professor Dr. James H. Fowler of the University of California San Diego, have published Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court, Journal of Legal Studies, 42, 151-186 (2013). Here … Continue reading

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Paunio: Language, Discourse, and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice

Dr. Elina Paunio of the European Court of Justice has published the book version of her doctoral dissertation entitled Legal Certainty in Multilingual EU Law: Language, Discourse and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice (Ashgate, 2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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African Law Library: New free-access-to-law service for Africa

African Law Library, a new free-access-to-law service for African countries and multinational organizations, launched with an event in Addis Ababa on 28 November 2013, according to AfricanLII. According to the service’s Website, African Law Library is produced by the African … Continue reading

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Mill: New alert service for U.S. federal court decisions, through Scout

A new, free, alert service for U.S. federal court decisions is now available through Scout, developed by Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation. The service uses data from the CourtListener API, produced by Professor Dr. Brian Carver and Michael Lissner … Continue reading

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Carver and Lissner: Free Law Virtual Machine

Professor Dr. Brian Carver of the University of California, Berkeley, and Michael Lissner, have announced the availability of Free Law Virtual Machine, a new set of tools from Free Law Project. Here are excerpts of the announcement: A goal of … Continue reading

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Carver and Lissner: Free Law Project

Free Law Project has been launched by Professor Dr. Brian Carver of the University of California, Berkeley, and Michael Lissner, MIMS, of CourtListener. They have a new post about the project: Non-Profit “Free Law Project” Formed to Create an Open … Continue reading

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Law Mining Hackathon at OKCon, 16-19 September 2013: Links and Resources

A Law Mining Hackathon is being held 16-19 September 2013, at OKCon 2013: Open Knowledge Conference, being held in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is organized by Opendata.ch, and is co-sponsored by the University of Geneva and the Open Knowledge Conference … Continue reading

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Liebler and Liebert on Broken Hyperlinks in U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

Raizel Liebler, JD, MSLIS, and June Liebert, JD, MLS, both of John Marshall Law School, have published Something rotten in the state of legal citation: The life span of a United States Supreme Court citation containing an Internet link (1996-2010), … Continue reading

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