Monthly Archives: May 2013

Harvey: Free Public Access to Law and Primary Legal Information as an Aspect of Internet Freedom

Judge David Harvey has posted Free Public Access to Law and Primary Legal Information as an Aspect of Internet Freedom, at his blog, The IT Countrey Justice. Here are excerpts from the introduction: The Rule of Law and its protection … Continue reading

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Feteris: The role of the judge in legal proceedings: A Pragma-dialectical analysis

Professor Dr. Eveline T. Feteris of University of Amsterdam has published The role of the judge in legal proceedings: A Pragma-dialectical analysis, Journal of Argumentation in Context, 1(2), 234-252 (2012). Here is the abstract: In this contribution I characterize the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Journal of Open Access to Law

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 27 June 2013 — has been issued for The Journal of Open Access to Law – JOAL. Here are excerpts from the call: Call for Papers: Journal of Open Access to … Continue reading

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Tauberer: Open Government Data Maturity Model

Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack has posted Open Government Data Maturity Model as part of his book, Open Government Data. Here is the description of the model: We live in a resource-constrained world where it is important to consider not … Continue reading

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Petition to Prohibit Copyright in Sources of Law

Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org has posted The Edicts of Government Amendment, a petition calling on the U.S. Congress to amend U.S. copyright law to expressly prohibit copyright in sources of law. Here is the text of the petition: To promote … Continue reading

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Greece’s land records problem

The New York Times has published an article on enormous problems with Greece’s land records: Suzanne Daley, Who Owns This Land? In Greece, Who Knows? Here are excerpts: In this age of satellite imagery, digital records and the instantaneous exchange … Continue reading

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