Tag Archives: Elmer Masters

Legal Document Cloud

There has been some discussion recently of a legal document cloud: a version, specifically for legal texts, of DocumentCloud, the online document repository for journalists that uses OpenCalais to perform semantic analysis and annotation of documents. [Here is a recent … Continue reading

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Jaquith, Masters, and Mill on Syntax/Formats for Online Legal Resources

Waldo Jaquith of The State Decoded, Elmer Masters of CALI, and Eric Mill of Sunlight Foundation yesterday had an interesting conversation on Twitter about appropriate syntax and formats for online legal resources, focusing on Markdown, AsciiDoc, and EPUB. They kindly … Continue reading

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Masters on Hackthelaw: Piratebox meets Free Law

Elmer Masters, JD, MLS, of CALI, has posted Hackthelaw: Piratebox meets Free Law, at his blog, <CONTENT /> v.5. Here is an excerpt: The hackthelaw box is an open, anonymous network stocked with primary and secondary legal materials that are … Continue reading

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Masters: CALI Legal Topics Expressed as a Hierarchical Drupal Taxonomy

Elmer Masters, JD, MLIS, of CALI has posted an image of the CALI legal topics subject list as a hierarchical Drupal taxonomy. Click here for other resources on legal knowledge representation. HT @emasters

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Masters Updates List of Law Schools Using Drupal

Elmer Masters, JD, MLS, of CALI has updated his list of law schools that use the Drupal open source content management system. HT Elmer

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Masters on CourtCloud: A New Repository for Court Opinions

Elmer Masters of CALI introduced a new technology called CourtCloud today in a presentation at LVI 2012: Law via the Internet Conference. Here is a description of CourtCloud from the service’s Website: CourtCloud is a repository for court opinions. Only … Continue reading

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Masters: The Future of The Legal (Case)Book Is The Web

Elmer Masters, Esq., of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) has posted The Future of the (Case)Book Is the Web, at the CALI Spotlight Blog. In this post, Elmer advocates the publication of free and open legal casebooks on … Continue reading

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DPLLA: Digital Public Law Library of America

Interesting tweets about a proposed, free, and open Digital Public Law Library of America ( #DPLLA ) started/inspired by @emasters @johnpmayer @jpalfrey @kenhirsh . (Elmer’s #OccupytheLaw tweet immediately preceded this thread.) See especially Dean Palfrey’s chair lecture and article.

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Occupy the Law

THIS —-> MT @emasters And we do need a digital public law library. Unencumbered access to legal materials is necessary. #OccupyTheLaw?

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June 23-25: CALICon 2011: Conference on Law School Computing

CALICON 2011: The Conference on Law School Computing, will be held June 23-25, 2011, at Marquette University Law School, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. The conference is organized by CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. Click here for the conference … Continue reading

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