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U.S. GPO releases House bills in bulk XML

Today the U.S. Government Printing Office has begun making U.S. House of Representatives’ legislative bills available for bulk download in XML, at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/bulkdata/BILLS Currently, only bills from the current Congress are included. The user guide provides more details about the … Continue reading

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CTG Albany on Authenticity and Integrity in Official Legal Information

New from @CTG_UAlbany : Opening Government’s Official Legal Materials: Authenticity and Integrity in the Digital World (2012).   Here is the abstract: Increasingly, state governments are moving toward making primary legal materials available online via state government websites. The goal in these … Continue reading

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Accessing PACER Cases Free of Charge

A procedure for accessing full text judicial decisions free of charge on PACER — the U.S. federal courts’ database of court decisions and litigation materials — has been posted by Mark Rosch. The procedure has been recently discussed by Nick … Continue reading

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Wash on Authentication as a User-Centric Activity

Mike Wash, Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), has posted Authentication Is a User-Centric Activity, on his blog, The WashBoard. Mr. Wash’s post identifies key issues respecting the authentication of digital government information — including U.S. … Continue reading

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Wash Honored by Washington Post & Partnership for Public Service

Mike Wash, CIO of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), has been honored as “Federal Player of the Week” by The Washington Post and The Partnership for Public Service, with a profile story in The Washington Post. The article focuses … Continue reading

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Document Authentication Workshop at GPO

The transcript and the slides are available for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)‘s Document Authentication Workshop, held 18 June 2010, at GPO in Washington, DC, USA. The workshop addressed many aspects of the authentication of digital legal information. GPO … Continue reading

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U.S. GPO Joins Digital Preservation Alliance LOCKSS

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) announced today that it had joined the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) international digital preservation alliance. LOCKSS utilizes an innovative automated distributed system for preserving digital information. This announcement is of interest … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Decisions 1937-1975 Now Available in Bulk from GPO

Full text of U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued from 1937-1975 — derived from the U.S. Air Force’s FLITE database — is available in bulk from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)’s FDsys, as of 13 April 2010. UPDATE: According to … Continue reading

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