Tag Archives: Public access to legal information

Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted Caselaw is Set Free, What Next? at the Google Scholar Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Google Scholar’s caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal information … Continue reading

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Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop

Olivia Salamanca and Mireille van Eechoud have posted Open Legal Data for Europe, a report on a workshop organized by openlaws.eu and LAPSI, at the University of Amsterdam, 4 September 2014. Here is a description of the report, from a … Continue reading

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LVI 2014: Law via the Internet Conference, 30 September to 1 October 2014: Links and resources

LVI 2014 Africa: Law via the Internet Conference, is being held 30 September-1 October 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference Website is at: http://www.kenyalaw.org/LVI2014/ The conference program is at: http://www.kenyalaw.org/LVI2014/LVI_Africa_Draft_Programme.pdf One Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lvi2014 … Continue reading

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Rubacki: Free access to online legislation in a federation: Achievements of Australian Governments

Michael Rubacki has published Free access to online legislation in a federation: Achievements of Australian Governments and issues remaining, Journal of Open Access to Law, 2(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: The paper explores the development of government provision of … Continue reading

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Panel: Public Access to Law in a Rapidly Changing World: Storify and resources

A panel entitled Bringing Law into the Light: Public Access to Law in a Rapidly Changing World was held 22 September 2014 in Washington, DC. The event was organized by the Advisory Committee on Transparency. Click here for a storify … Continue reading

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Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland

Ursula Gorham of the University of Maryland has published Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland, Journal of Open Access to Law, 2(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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