Posts Tagged: Court decisions

Relaunch of Juricaf: Database of Francophone Supreme Court Decisions

Guillaume Adreani of L’Association des cours suprêmes judiciaires francophones (AHJUCAF), has announced the re-launch of Juricaf, a database of francophone supreme court decisions, available on the Web, free of charge. The database includes a total of more than 700,000 full text decisions, from 46 nations. Click here for dates of coverage and statistics on theRead… Read more »

Slides Available for CTC 2011: Court Technology Conference

Slides are available for many of the presentations given at CTC 2011: The 2011 Court Technology Conference (Twitter hashtag #ctc2011), held 4-6 October 2011 in Long Beach, California, USA. The presentations included: Dean Peter W. Martin of Cornell University Law School on Abandoning Law Reports for Official Digital Case Law; James E. McMillan of theRead… Read more »

Malmgren: Towards a Theory of Jurisprudential Relevance Ranking – Using Link Analysis on EU Case Law

Staffan Malmgren of Stockholm University and the free access to law service of Sweden,, has posted his Master’s thesis, Towards a Theory of Jurisprudential Relevance Ranking – Using Link Analysis on EU Case Law (2011). Here is the abstract: The concept of relevance is central to both jurisprudence and information retrieval. But what doRead… Read more »

DuCharme on Linking Linked Data to U.S. Law

Bob DuCharme of TopQuadrant has posted Linking Linked Data to U.S. Law, on his bobdc blog. In this post, Mr. DuCharme discusses approaches to “[a]utomating conversion of [legal] citations into URLs.” The post cites examples and contributions from many members of the legal informatics community — among them several members of our community — includingRead… Read more »

Krontiris on Mobile Justice

Kate Krontiris of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and the MIT Sloan School of Management — and a member of our community — has released two new posts on the topic of “mobile justice”: Mobile Justice in 500 Words, and On the Many Manifestations of “Mobile Justice,” on her tumblr. In the first post, Ms.Read… Read more »

Justia Daily Opinion Summaries Now Cover All 50 U.S. States

Justia‘s summaries of new U.S. court decisions, called Justia Daily Opinion Summaries, now cover decisions from all 50 U.S. states, according to a post at Justia’s Onward blog, by Courtney Minick. Justia CEO Tim Stanley is a member of our community. Justia Daily Opinion Summaries now cover judicial decisions “for all [U.S.] state supreme courts,Read… Read more »

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 databaseRead… Read more »

New UK Free Case Law Service: Judgmental

Judgmental appears to be a new free case law service for the UK. Judgmental‘s content appears to include case law from the UK, ECJ, ECHR, and Ireland. The years of coverage seem to vary for each court. The Judgmental Website doesn’t appear to include a detailed description of its content, so one must browse inRead… 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, distributedRead… Read more »