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Sutherland on Using Data to Leverage Access to Justice

Sarah Sutherland, MLIS, of CanLII, has posted Using Data to Leverage Access to Justice, at Slaw.ca. Here are excerpts from the post: In “Measuring Effectiveness of Access to Justice Initiatives,” a panel discussion [at the Canadian Bar Association’s Envisioning Equal … Continue reading

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CanLII launches API

Colin Lachance of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) tells us that CanLII, which provides free access to Canadian law, has opened an application programming interface (API). A description appears below. Colin has a new post at Slaw.ca that provides … Continue reading

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Lachance on Internet dissemination of court decisions and Stare decisis

Colin Lachance, Esq., of CanLII has an interesting new post discussing how Internet dissemination of court decisions is increasing the influence of those decisions, and may have implications for the doctrine of Stare decisis: Disrupting Stare Decisis – a.k.a. I … Continue reading

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Congress.gov: New Official Source of U.S. Federal Legislative Information

The U.S. Congress has launched a new official legislative information system for the U.S. federal government: Congress.gov. According to Alex Howard of O’Reilly: [...] the new Congress.gov features responsive design, adapting to desktop, tablet or smartphone screens. It’s also search-centric, … Continue reading

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Wilson: Should Reed Elsevier Sell Lexis-Nexis?

Jason Wilson of Jones McClure Publishing has published Should Reed Elsevier sell Lexis-Nexis? at rethinc.k. In this post, Mr. Wilson comments on recent reports and posts about the possibility that the publishing conglomerate Reed Elsevier might leave the legal publishing … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Moore on OpenGovernment.org: Researching U.S. State Legislation

David Moore of the Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) has posted OpenGovernment.org: Researching U.S. State Legislation, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Moore discusses OpenGovernment.org, a new, free, … Continue reading

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Openness and Interoperability: The Aims of Recent Legal Informatics Activity

My new post entitled Openness and Interoperability: The Aims of Recent Legal Informatics Activity, is now available on Slaw.ca, the Canadian legal blog.

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Wilson on Technology-Driven Transformation in Legal Services

Jason Wilson of Jones McClure Publishing has published two widely discussed new posts on technology-driven change in legal services: The Rise of the Programmers and I Am Now an App. The posts appear on Slaw.ca, the Canadian legal blog. In … Continue reading

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A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law

My new post, entitled A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law, has been published at Slaw.ca, Canada’s online legal magazine. The post summarizes recent developments in free access to law, open legal government data, eParticipation, and legislative information … Continue reading

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