Tag Archives: Public access to legal information

Starger: Hacking Mass Incarceration

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has posted Hacking Mass Incarceration, at In Progress. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Here at In Progress, we hope to contribute to collective efforts by hacking Supreme Court doctrine. The idea … Continue reading

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Marsden: Open Access to Law – How Soon?

Chris Marsden of the University of Sussex has posted Open Access to Law – How Soon? at the site of the Society for Computers and Law. Here is the introduction to the post: Professor Chris Marsden explains what is behind … Continue reading

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Call for chapters: Book: Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency

Mila Gascó and Carlos E. Jiménez have issued a call for chapters for a proposed book that they are editing, which is entitled Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency, to be published by IGI. Here are excerpts from … Continue reading

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du Feu and Lambert: Publishing Legal Information in a Small Jurisdiction: Privacy versus Open Justice

Sue du Feu and James Lambert have published Impacts and Effects of Publishing Legal Information in a Small Jurisdiction: Privacy v Open Justice, Legal Information Management, 14, 284-289 (2014). Here is the abstract: This paper […] outlines the challenges faced … Continue reading

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Ward: Building Free Access to Law in Africa: Some Examples of Successful Projects

Ruth Ward of Webber Wentzel has published Building Free Access to Law in Africa: Some Examples of Successful Projects, Legal Information Management, 14, 290-300 (2014). Here is the abstract: Ruth Ward explains how open access to legislation in Africa is … Continue reading

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Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted Caselaw is Set Free, What Next? at the Google Scholar Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Google Scholar’s caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal information … Continue reading

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Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop

Olivia Salamanca and Mireille van Eechoud have posted Open Legal Data for Europe, a report on a workshop organized by openlaws.eu and LAPSI, at the University of Amsterdam, 4 September 2014. Here is a description of the report, from a … Continue reading

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