Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mobile Version of Indian Kanoon Available

A mobile version of Indian Kanoon, the free-access-to-law service for India, is now available, according to a new post by Dr. Sushant Sinha, creator of Indian Kanoon, in the Indian Kanoon forums. Here is an excerpt from the post: The … Continue reading

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Lima on the Problem of Accuracy in Legal Text Databases

Dr. João Alberto de Oliveira Lima of the Federal Senate of Brazil has published Apuração do texto original da Lei Geral de Orçamento (Lei no. 4.320/1964) a partir das Bases de Legislação Federal: Estudo de Caso, Revista de Informação Legislativa, … Continue reading

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Mason and Bromby on Electronic Identification, Authentication and Signatures in the European Digital Single Market

Stephen Mason, Barrister, and Dr. Michael Bromby of Glasgow Caledonian University, have published Response to Digital Agenda for Europe: Electronic identification, authentication and signatures in the European digital single market. Public consultation, European Journal of Law and Technology, 3(1) (2012). … Continue reading

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Gastil on Voir Dire Discrimination

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences has posted New York Times Weighs in On Voir Dire Discrimination, at Jury and Democracy. In this post, Professor Gastil comments on State v. Robinson, … Continue reading

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Judge Sciarrino Makes Us LOL

Here is the parodic, hashtag-laden opening paragraph of Judge Matthew Sciarrino’s decision this week in People v. Malcolm Harris, 2011NY080152, NYLJ 1202549877835 at *1 (Crim., NY, Decided April 20, 2012), that has everyone LOLing: The New York County District Attorney’s … Continue reading

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Sinha on Ad Hoc [Legal] Learning in an Online World

Dr. Sushant Sinha of Indian Kanoon has posted slides of his new presentation entitled Ad Hoc Learning in an Online World, given at Teaching Media Policy and Law – A Faculty Workshop, held 24-25 April 2012 at the National Law … Continue reading

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