Legal Information Institute of India Launches in Delhi

On 9 March 2011, The Legal Information Institute of India (LIIofIndia) officially launches in Delhi, India.

According to the LII of India Website, subsequent launches are scheduled to occur “in Hyderabad on 11 March, Bangalore on 23 March, and Kolkota on 8 April.”

Professor Dr. V.C. Vivekanandan of Nalsar Law University is Director of LII of India.

Click here for a brochure (in PDF) describing LII of India.

As of 8 March 2011, LII of India appears to offer free Internet access to 108 databases, including decisions from Indian national and state courts and tribunals, Indian national and state legislation and regulations, Indian bilateral treaties, summaries of recent Indian legislation, the LawCite citator, documents related to law reform, and articles from 9 law journals.

Here’s a description, written in December 2010, by Teresa Miguel of the Yale Law School Library.

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