Tag Archives: Legal information behavior

Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Heaton: Good law, nine months on

Richard Heaton of the UK Cabinet Office has posted Good law, nine months on, at the Institute for Government blog. The post concerns the UK’s Good Law Initiative. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] So ‘good law’ [i.e., the … Continue reading

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Gill: Legislation.gov.uk and the Discovery Phase

Dr. Rebecca Gill of Bunnyfoot has posted slides of her presentation entitled Legislation.gov.uk and the Discovery Phase, given 5 December 2013 at Teacamp in London. The presentation concerns empirical research and user testing that Dr. Gill and her colleagues performed … Continue reading

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Bouhnik and Deshen: Involvement of Israeli Adolescents in Illegal Downloading of Music from Internet

Dr. Dan Bouhnik, and Dr. Mor Deshen, both of Bar-Ilan University, presented a paper entitled The Involvement of Israeli Adolescents in Illegal Downloading of Music from the Internet, on 4 November 2013, at ASIST 2013 in Montréal. Here is the … Continue reading

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Albiston and Sandefur: Expanding the Empirical Study of Access to Justice

Professor Dr. Catherine Albiston of the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor Dr. Rebecca L. Sandefur of the University of Illinois, have published Expanding the Empirical Study of Access to Justice, forthcoming in Wisconsin Law Review. Here is a summary: … Continue reading

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Macfarlane: Empirical Study of the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants in Canada

Professor Dr. Julie Macfarlane of the University of Windsor has published The National Self-Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants: Final Report (2013). The report states the findings of an empirical study of the needs of … Continue reading

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