Posts Tagged: Regulatory information systems

Legislation.gov.uk Wins UK Public Sector Digital Award

Legislation.gov.uk, the UK’s official free and open online legislative service, has won the UK Public Sector Digital Award for “Best example of ICT-enabled innovation and enterprise,” according to a 20 January 2012 announcement on The National Archives Website. Please join me in congratulating John Sheridan, creator and administrator of Legislation.gov.uk, and a member of our… Read more »

Wyner and Peters On Rule Extraction from Regulations

Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Liverpool Department of Computer Science, and Dr. Wim Peters of the University of Sheffield Department of Computer Science, have posted their paper entitled On Rule Extraction from Regulations, to be presented at JURIX 2011: The 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, 14-16 December 2011, in… Read more »

Casellas, Vallbé, and Bruce: From Legal Information to Open Legal Data: A Case Study in U.S. Federal Legal Information

Núria Casellas, Joan-Josep Vallbé, and Thomas R. Bruce — a member of our community — all of the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School, will present a paper entitled From Legal Information to Open Legal Data: A Case Study in U.S. Federal Legal Information, at OGK 2011: The AAAI Fall Symposium on Open… Read more »

Hoekstra on the MetaLex Document Server: Version Control and Linked Data for Statutes and Regulations

Dr. Rinke Hoekstra of the University of Amsterdam’s Leibniz Center for Law has posted The MetaLex Document Server, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Dr. Hoekstra describes the technology of the MetaLex Document Server, a new service that provides free public access to… Read more »

Leibniz Center Publishes All Dutch National Statutes and Regulations on Free Web in XML and RDF

The Leibniz Center for Law at the University of Amsterdam announced yesterday that it has published all Dutch national statutes and regulations, free on the Web, in CEN MetaLex XML and RDF Linked Data, at The MetaLex Document Server. According to Dr. Rinke Hoekstra, the database also includes “the body of regulations that govern the… Read more »

Federal Register API Now Available

An application programming interface (API) is now available for Federal Register data from FederalRegister.gov (also known as Federal Register 2.0), according to a 1 August 2011 post by Michael White of the Office of the Federal Register — and a member of our community — on the OFR Blog. According to the post, the API… Read more »

Hoekstra on The MetaLex Document Server: Legal Documents as Versioned Linked Data

Dr. Rinke Hoekstra of the University of Amsterdam’s Leibniz Center for Law has posted slides of a presentation entitled The MetaLex Document Server: Legal Documents as Versioned Linked Data. The slides describe an approach in which regulations from the Wetten.nl site were processed to enable improved public access, re-use, and inclusion of data in the… Read more »

Legal Informatics Papers @ ECEG 2011

The following legal informatics papers were presented at ECEG 2011: The 11th European Conference on eGovernment, held 16-17 June 2011, at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Administration, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (If you know of other legal informatics papers presented at the conference, please feel free to identify them in the comments; click here for… Read more »

Jones on A User Registration System for Regulations.gov

Gregory D. Jones has published a comment entitled Electronic Rulemaking in the New Age of Openness: Proposing a Voluntary Two-Tier Registration System for Regulations.gov, Administrative Law Review, v. 62, no. 4 (2010), pp. 1261-1286. Here is a summary: This Comment argues that a voluntary two-tiered registration system that acknowledges the role of interest groups in… Read more »