Monthly Archives: August 2011

Updated as of August 2011: Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, or that are known to welcome papers on legal information systems. Click here for a list of events just … Continue reading

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New Law-Related APIs from Code for America

At least three law-related application programming interfaces (APIs) were released this summer by Code for America. According to a recent post by Dan Melton on the Code for America site, development of these APIs was funded in whole or in … Continue reading

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New from Robb Shecter: Quisitive App for U.S. Trademark Search

Robb Shecter, J.D., creator of OregonLaws.org and WebLaws.org, has released Quisitive, a new iPhone/iPad app that enables searches for U.S. trademarks, as well as research into trade names, branding, and U.S. trademark and copyright law. According to the Quisitive press … Continue reading

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Leibniz Center Publishes All Dutch National Statutes and Regulations on Free Web in XML and RDF

The Leibniz Center for Law at the University of Amsterdam announced yesterday that it has published all Dutch national statutes and regulations, free on the Web, in CEN MetaLex XML and RDF Linked Data, at The MetaLex Document Server. According … Continue reading

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New URLs for: Legal Information Systems and Legal Informatics Resources Website, and Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

The Legal Informatics Conference Calendar and the Legal Information Systems and Legal Informatics Resources Website have moved. Their new URLs are: Legal Informatics Conference Calendar: http://www.personal.psu.edu/rcr5122/ConferencesCalendar.html; Legal Information Systems and Legal Informatics Resources: http://www.personal.psu.edu/rcr5122/LegalInformationSystemsBibliography.htm.

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Access Restored to: Legal Information Systems and Legal Informatics Resources Website, and Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

Access has been restored to the legal informatics conference calendar and the Legal Information Systems and Legal Informatics Resources Website. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Casellas on Legal Ontology Engineering

Dr. Núria Casellas of the Legal Information Institute has published Legal Ontology Engineering: Methodologies, Modelling Trends, and the Ontology of Professional Judicial Knowledge (Springer, 2011) (Law, Governance and Technology Series ; Vol. 3). Here is the publisher’s description: Enabling information … Continue reading

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