Posts Tagged: Copyleft and legal information

Sheridan on Legislation.gov.uk

John Sheridan, Head of e-Services and Strategy at The [UK] National Archives — and a member of our community — has posted Legislation.gov.uk, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In his post, Mr. Sheridan describes the origins and functionality of Legislation.gov.uk, the innovative new official legislative… Read more »

The New Legislation.gov.uk: Legislation as Open Linked Data

John L. Sheridan of the UK National Archives and his team have released Legislation.gov.uk, which presents UK legislation as Linked Data, and provides free public access — including bulk access via RESTful API — to UK legislation and legislative metadata in a range of formats, including XML. Legislation.gov.uk includes both statutes and statutory instruments. Click… Read more »