Kate Wilko of the Stanford University Law Library has posted A Draft 50 State Survey of Copyright Claims in State Codes and Court Opinions on Legal Research Plus. The survey — which was conducted in conjunction with the Law.gov legal open government data project — covers U.S. state statutory codes and court decisions.
Posts Tagged: Law.gov
The Chicago Law.gov Workshop will be held 21 May 2010 at The Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The workshop is co-sponsored by CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction and The Oyez Project. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the workshop is #lawgov. Click here for information aboutRead… Read more »
The Berkeley/SOMA Law.gov Workshop will be held 12 May 2010 at The Mitchell Kapor Foundation in San Francisco, California, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lawgov. Click here for information about the Law.gov legal open government data project.
Full text of U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued from 1937-1975 — derived from the U.S. Air Force’s FLITE database — is available in bulk from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)’s FDsys, as of 13 April 2010. According to GPO, this FLITE file is a text-only file, of approximately 50MB, containing U.S. Supreme Court decisionsRead… Read more »
Twitter tweets from the Cornell Law.gov Workshop are available at #lawgov. The goal of this invitation-only workshop — being held 22-23 March 2010 at the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School in Ithaca, New York, USA — is to begin the development of metadata standards for a proposed distributed registry and repositoryRead… Read more »
Changes intended to enhance public access to U.S. federal court records through the PACER system were announced 16 March 2010 by the Judicial Conference of the United States. PACER is the fee-based legal information service of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) Public Access and Records Management Division. According to the announcement,Read… Read more »
[NOTE: These events are being tweeted on Twitter at #lawgov.] Here are upcoming events in connection with the Law.gov legal open government data project: April 28, 2010: Duke Law.gov Workshop, co-sponsored by Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain, and to be held at Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina [added 11 MarchRead… Read more »
The National Inventory of Legal Materials: A Call to Action is now available; per @evwayne, it “offers guidance and suggestions for creating the inventory,” which is a component of the Law.gov legal open government data project. Click here to learn more about the National Inventory. Click here to learn more about the Law.gov project.
A request for comments on an inventory of California legal information — a prototype for the National Inventory of Legal Materials and a component of the Law.gov legal open government data project — has been issued by Erika Wayne, one of the coordinators of the National Inventory, and Deputy Director of the Stanford University LawRead… Read more »
Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org discusses the Law.gov legal open government data project, in an interview podcast with David Weinberger of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Here is the abstract: This week we sit down with Carl Malamud, who with the group Public.Resource.org is pushing to put law in the public domain. We coveredRead… Read more »