Posts Tagged: Carl Malamud

Mayer on The Free Law Reporter: Open Access to the Law and Beyond

John Mayer of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) has posted The Free Law Reporter – Open Access to the Law and Beyond, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Mayer describes The Free Law Reporter, CALI’s new free and open database… Read more »

Free Law Reporter: CALI’s New Free Law Resource, Built with RECOP Data

CALI, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, has launched The Free Law Reporter (FLR), a new, free, online source of full text U.S. federal and state court decisions, published from January 2011 to the present. Click here for a list of the content. FLR contains data from RECOP, The Weekly Report of Current Opinions, distributed… Read more »

April 22: Workshop on Law and Computation @ University of Houston

A Workshop on Law and Computation will be held 22 April 2011 at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas, USA. The workshop is hosted by the Law Center’s Program on Law and Computation. According to the workshop announcement: The workshop will provide opportunities to show ways in which advanced computation can aid… Read more »

New Free Database of U.S. Court Decisions, Using RECOP Data, by John Joergensen

John Joergensen of the Rutgers Camden Law Library has created a new, free, full-text database of what appear to be all judicial decisions issued by U.S. state and federal courts from January 2011 to present: State and Federal Caselaw from the RECOP Project. The database contains data from RECOP, The Weekly Report of Current Opinions,… Read more »

Schultze on PACER, RECAP, and the Movement to Free American Case Law

Stephen Schultze of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy has posted PACER, RECAP, and the Movement to Free American Case Law, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Schultze describes the origins of RECAP, an innovative project to publicly disseminate U.S. federal court… Read more »

New Source of Free U.S. Court Decisions: Weekly Report of Current Opinions (RECOP)

In 2011, Public.Resource.Org will publish a weekly release — called the Report of Current Opinions (RECOP) — of all slip and final opinions — in HTML — “of the appellate and supreme courts of the 50 [U.S.] states and the [U.S.] federal government,” according to a new post by Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org. According to… Read more »

Free Law Compliance Project: The Law.Gov Legal Bug Tracker

The Legal Bug Tracker — an open source database of the National Inventory of Legal Materials — for recording instances in which U.S. jurisdictions do not conform to the free access to law principles advanced by the Law.gov legal open government data movement — is now operating, according to a recent post by Carl Malamud… Read more »

Malamud Appointed to ACUS

Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org and the Law.gov movement was sworn in Thursday as a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). ACUS advises the U.S. federal government on improving the federal regulatory and administrative law process, and particularly on eRulemaking and the Regulations.gov system. A recent profile highlighted Carl’s role in digitizing… Read more »

Law.gov Receives Substantial Grant

Google, Inc. has provided a grant of $2 million to Public.Resource.Org to fund the Law.gov legal open government data project. The grant is given as part of Google’s Project 10^100. Click here for Carl Malamud’s announcement of the grant. Click here for more information about Law.gov.