Posts Tagged: Preservation of digital legal information

Bintliff on the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act

Professor Barbara A. Bintliff of the University of Texas School of Law has posted The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act Is Ready for Legislative Action, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Professor Bintliff — who is the Reporter for the Uniform Electronic Legal… Read more »

Uniform Electronic Material Act Approved by ULC

The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act — formerly called The Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials Act — has been approved by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC; formerly called the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, NCCUSL) at their annual meeting in Vail, Colorado, according to a ULC Twitter post. [Update… Read more »

July 7: NCCUSL to Consider Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act

The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act — formerly called The Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials Act — will be considered by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) at their upcoming annual meeting, on 7 July 2011, in Vail, Colorado. The Act would establish uniform legal standards for the… Read more »

Eiseman: Time to Turn the Page on Print Legal Information

Jason Eiseman of the Yale Law School Library has posted Time to Turn the Page on Print Legal Information, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In his post, Mr. Eiseman poses the question, “Is there a good reason why judges should not be blogging their opinions?”… Read more »

Digitizing the World’s Laws: Authentication and Preservation

A paper entitled Digitizing the World’s Laws: Authentication and Preservation, was given by Claire M. Germain at the 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, held 10-15 August 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Here is the abstract: Many countries now provide online access to statutes, codes, regulations, court decisions, and international agreements. Digital law issues that have… Read more »

NCCUSL Accepts Draft Uniform Statute on Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials

The latest draft of The Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials Act, and its accompanying report, were accepted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) on 15 July 2010, according to a report by Professor Barbara Bintliff of the University of Colorado School of Law, the reporter to the… Read more »

Greenberg on Preserving Legislative Digital Records

Pam Greenberg of the National Conference of State Legislatures has published Preserving Legislative Digital Records (2010). Here is the abstract: In the last decade, technology and the Internet have opened access to the legislative process and created new ways for citizens to interact with their elected representatives. Legislative documents are created, tracked and transmitted electronically,… Read more »

Video Available for Princeton Open Government Workshop Panels & Law.gov

Videos are now available for all of the workshop panels and the Law.gov panel from Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), a workshop held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). Click here for a summary of the legal-information-related discussion at the workshop.

Revised Draft Available: Proposed State Statute on Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials

A revised discussion draft of The Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials Act, has been posted at the documents Website of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) Drafting Committee on Authentication and Preservation of State Electronic Legal Materials. The committee’s chair is Michele L. Timmons, the Revisor of Statutes… Read more »