Tag Archives: Legal Information Institute at Cornell University

Katz and Bommarito’s research on measuring legal complexity is featured in Wired Science

Daniel Martin Katz and Michael Bommarito‘s paper, entitled Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code, is the focus of a new post by Samuel Arbesman at Wired Science: Measuring the Complexity of the Law. Here are excerpts … Continue reading

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AL Asswad et al.: Definition Extractions from Code of Federal Regulations

Dr. Mohammad M. AL Asswad of the Legal Information Institute, and Deepthi Rajagopalan and Neha Kulkarni of Cornell University, presented a poster entitled Definitions Extractions from Code of Federal Regulations, at Cornell University’s BOOM 2014 competition. The poster won an … Continue reading

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Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Tom Bruce: Online discussion of free access to law: Video, storify, and tweets

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) held an online discussion about free access to law, on 19 March 2014, on Google + Hangout. A video of the discussion is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgQDC__KnU0 Click here for a storify of the … Continue reading

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Bruce, Weibel, and Frug: New Google Glass Legal App: Signtater

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) has described a new Google Glass legal app, called Signtater, that he and LII personnel Wayne Weibel and Sara Frug have developed, in a new post: The Law of Where I’m Standing, … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito: Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInventLaw Lab, and Michael James Bommarito II of Bommarito Consulting, have posted a draft paper entitled Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code. Here is the … Continue reading

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Bruce on Legislative Identifier Granularity

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School (LII) has posted Identifiers, Part 2: Identifier Granularity, on LII’s new legislative metadata blog, Making Metasausage. In this post, Tom explores legislative identifier granularity, or the level of … Continue reading

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Interview with Núria Casellas: Legally Linked: Linked Open Data Principles Applied To Code Of Federal Regulations

An interview with Dr. Núria Casellas of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School (LII), entitled Legally Linked: Linked Open Data Principles Applied To Code Of Federal Regulations, has been published at semanticweb.com. In this interview, Dr. Casellas … Continue reading

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Bruce on Cross-Database Integration and Linked Data in Online Legal Publishing

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School (LII) has posted On stovepipes, barstools, and bagels, with a mangy dog thrown in, on his blog, b-screeds. In this post, Tom discusses trends in online legal publishing, … Continue reading

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Bruce on the Functions of Legislative Identifiers

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School (LII) has posted Identifiers, Part 1, on LII’s new legislative metadata blog, Making Metasausage. In this post, Tom discusses the multiple functions that legislative document identifiers serve. These … Continue reading

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