Tag Archives: Judicial decisions

Zvenyach: Legal Markdown Editor, and other legal software and data resources at esq.io

V. David Zvenyach, Esq. has made available several new legal software and data tools: 1. Legal Markdown Editor, which David describes as follows: Inspired by the ruby gem built by @compleatang, I wanted to build a javascript port of Legal … 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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Starger: Visual Guide to US v. Windsor: Doctrinal Origins of Justice Kennedy’s Majority Opinion

Professor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has posted Visual Guide to US v. Windsor: Doctrinal Origins of Justice Kennedy’s Majority Opinion. Here is the abstract: After finding the Court had jurisdiction, Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion in United States … Continue reading

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