Tag Archives: Preservation of digital legal information

AALL Hackathon 2014: Some results

Results of at least two projects from the American Association of Law Libraries’ Hackathon 2014 have been posted: PROXYsearch, developed by Eve Ross and colleagues: Description: a single search template for the South Carolina Judicial Department’s website Code: https://github.com/PROXYsearch/PROXYsearch Wiki: … Continue reading

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Torres: Link Rot and Internet-Citation Practices of the Texas Appellate Courts

Associate Dean Dr. Arturo Torres of Texas Tech University has published Is Link Rot Destroying Stare Decisis as We Know It? The Internet-Citation Practice of the Texas Appellate Courts, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, 13(2), 269-299 (2012). Here is … Continue reading

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Tauberer and DC Council: Implementing UELMA for DC, and prototype of XML for the DC Code

The District of Columbia Council has launched The Cranch Project, “the Council’s effort to create the nation’s first UELMA-compliant, open-source, state-level Code of Laws.” UELMA is the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack is working on … Continue reading

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Joergensen on UELMA-compliant digital law publishing: New Jersey Statutes Online

Associate Dean John Joergensen of Rutgers University has posted video of his presentation entitled New Jersey Statutes Online: A little better, given last week at CALICon 2013: Conference for Law School Computing. Here is the abstract: With the State of … Continue reading

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New Lists of U.S. State Legal Resources Available on Web

Two new resources provide metadata describing U.S. state legal resources available on the Web: 2011-2012 Preliminary Analysis of AALL’s State Legal Inventories [The American Association of Law Libraries' (AALL’s)] Digital Access to Legal Information Committee and Government Relations Office analyzed … Continue reading

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Colorado Enacts Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act

Colorado has enacted the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA), according to a 27 April 2012 announcement by the Uniform Law Commission. According to the announcement, Colorado is the first state to enact UELMA, which has also been introduced in … Continue reading

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Preservation of Legal Information Highlighted in Lee: Review of State Projects Funded by NDIIPP

The preservation of judicial and legislative information is highlighted in a new report by Christopher A. Lee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, entitled States of Sustainability: A Review of State Projects funded by the National Digital … 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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