Tag Archives: Legislative information behavior

Sheridan: Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works

John Sheridan of The National Archives has published Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works, Legal Information Management, 14, 244-248 (2014). Here is the abstract: The statute book is a large, complex system; a vast corpus of texts … Continue reading

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Sheridan: Big Ideas: Big Data for Law

Audio has been posted of John Sheridan‘s recent presentation entitled Big Ideas: Big Data for Law. Here is a description from the Website: Big data is big news. Did you know an estimated 90 per cent of the world’s data … Continue reading

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Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Heaton: Good law, nine months on

Richard Heaton of the UK Cabinet Office has posted Good law, nine months on, at the Institute for Government blog. The post concerns the UK’s Good Law Initiative. Here are excerpts from the post: […] So ‘good law’ [i.e., the … Continue reading

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Nalumaga on Information Access and Use by Legislators in the Ugandan Parliament

Dr. Ruth Nalumaga of Makerere University presented a paper entitled Information access and use by legislators in the Ugandan Parliament, at ISIC 2012: The Information Behavior Conference, 4-7 September, in Tokyo. Dr. Nalumaga says that the paper will be published … Continue reading

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