Category Archives: Technical reports

Zvenyach: The New Codification Movement

V. David Zvenyach gave a presentation entitled The New Codification Movement, 11 September 2014 for the MIT Legal Physics Research Team, led by Dazza Greenwood. Here are selected notes about the presentation, from the hackpad for the event, written by … Continue reading

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Neale: Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law, using CanLII data

Thom Neale, JD, has published Citation Analysis of Canadian Case Law (Canadian Legal Information Institute, 2013). Here is a summary of the report: This study uses simple statistical and functional analysis in conjunction with network analysis algorithms to examine the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Public Consultation on Requirements Model for Legal Information Management Information Systems

The Brazilian Federal Senate has opened a public consultation on SILEX: Requirements Model for Legal Information Management Information Systems = Consulta Pública do Modelo de Requisitos para Sistemas Informatizados de Gestão da Informação Jurídica. The consultation ends 14 October 2013. … Continue reading

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Gastil on the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review 2012

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has posted The Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, at the Democracy Fund Blog. The post summarizes the results of the 2012 Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, “which convene[d] a group of average citizens together … Continue reading

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New Report from EC ISA: LEOS: Legislative Editing Open Software: Final Results

The European Commission ISA, Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (EC ISA), has published LEOS: Legislative Editing Open Software: Final Results (May 2012). Here is the abstract: This document is written in the scope of the ISA LEOS project (Legislative … Continue reading

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Preservation of Legal Information Highlighted in Lee: Review of State Projects Funded by NDIIPP

The preservation of judicial and legislative information is highlighted in a new report by Christopher A. Lee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, entitled States of Sustainability: A Review of State Projects funded by the National Digital … Continue reading

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Project IMPACT: Two New Reports

Two new reports were issued in June 2011 by the EU-funded Project IMPACT: Integrated Method for Policy Making Using Argument Modelling and Computer Assisted Text Analysis: A report on the Argument Analysis, Tracking and Visualisation tool (AVT) (specifically, a report … Continue reading

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