Monthly Archives: March 2012

Geist on Demystifying Legal Relevance

Anton Geist, LL.M., of Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, has posted The Need to Demystify Legal Relevance, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Geist argues that the new online information … Continue reading

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Svernlöv on Developing an Environmental Law Compliance System for the Chinese Market

Magnus Svernlöv of Notisum has posted Envitool Helps Companies Comply with EHS and CSR, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Svernlöv describes how his firm adapted the … Continue reading

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Updated as of March 2012: 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 legal communication, or that are known to welcome papers on legal information systems or legal communication. Many e-government … Continue reading

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Indian Kanoon Adds Daily Updates from Administrative Tribunals

Dr. Sushant Sinha of Indian Kanoon has posted Daily updates from tribunals, in the Indian Kanoon forum. Here is an excerpt from the post: Daily updates from tribunals are integrated with Indian Kanoon. The source code for all of this … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Semantic Web for the Legal Domain: Special Issue of Semantic Web Journal

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 22 June 2012 — has been issued for a special issue of Semantic Web Journal, on the topic: “Semantic Web for the Legal Domain”. The guest editors of the special issue … Continue reading

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Sheridan on Putting APIs First: legislation.gov.uk

John L. Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has posted Putting APIs first: legislation.gov.uk, on the the Government Digital Service site. Here is an excerpt from the post: With legislation.gov.uk we aimed to open-up access to the government’s legislation database, … 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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