Category Archives: Blogposts

Openness and Interoperability: The Aims of Recent Legal Informatics Activity

My new post entitled Openness and Interoperability: The Aims of Recent Legal Informatics Activity, is now available on Slaw.ca, the Canadian legal blog.

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A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law

My new post, entitled A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law, has been published at Slaw.ca, Canada’s online legal magazine. The post summarizes recent developments in free access to law, open legal government data, eParticipation, and legislative information … Continue reading

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Moore and Tashian on OpenGovernment.org

David Moore and Carl Tashian of the Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) discuss the technology, principles, development, and users of OpenGovernment.org — their new free, open, citizen engagement and transparency service for U.S. state legislation — in my new post at … Continue reading

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More on: Why Are Some Law Journal Publishers Not Using the Web to Promote Their Articles?

My new post at Slaw, entitled More on: Finding Hidden Treasure, discusses an odd circumstance in legal publishing: certain law journal publishers are not promoting (i.e., not posting interoperable metadata) or licensing the articles in their journals on the Web. … Continue reading

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Why Are Some Law Journal Publishers Not Using the Web to Promote Their Articles?

My new post at Slaw, entitled Finding Hidden Treasure, explores an odd circumstance in legal publishing: certain law journal publishers are not promoting or licensing the articles in their journals on the Web. This post profiles three such journals — … Continue reading

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What Do Citizen Lawmakers Need to Know?

My new post on Slaw is entitled What Do Citizen Lawmakers Need to Know? The post explores the information needs of nonlawyer citizens who are engaged in online lawmaking, in contexts such as eRulemaking, eConsultation respecting proposed legislation or regulations, … Continue reading

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