Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani of Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche «Antonio Cicu» and CIRSFID, and Professor Dr. Fabio Vitali of Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Informazione, have published Legislative Drafting Systems, in Elizabeth Buie and Dianne Murray (Eds.), Usability in Government Systems: User Experience Design for Citizens and Public Servants (pp. 133-151). Morgan Kaufmann / Elsevier, 2012.
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This chapter discusses concrete experiences with the problems of introducing XML-based tools (and in particular document editors) in the legal drafting offices of a number of national and local parliaments, and the conclusions we were able to draw, especially regarding the role of traditions and the resilience of preexisting roles and job descriptions in accepting and integrating such tools.