Posts Tagged: Regulatory information systems

Malamud Appointed to ACUS

Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org and the movement was sworn in Thursday as a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). ACUS advises the U.S. federal government on improving the federal regulatory and administrative law process, and particularly on eRulemaking and the system. A recent profile highlighted Carl’s role in digitizingRead… Read more »

eRulemaking Conference @ Brookings: Audio and Slides Available

Audio and slides are available for the conference entitled: The Future of E-rulemaking: Promoting Public Participation and Efficiency, held 30 November 2010, at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, DC, USA. Speakers include: Chairman Paul Verkuil, Administrative Conference of the United States; Cass Sunstein, U.S. Office of Management and Budget; Darrell M. West, Governance Studies; NeilRead… Read more »

Sheridan on

John Sheridan, Head of e-Services and Strategy at The [UK] National Archives — and a member of our community — has posted, 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, the innovative new official legislativeRead… Read more »

The New Legislation as Open Linked Data

John L. Sheridan of the UK National Archives and his team have released, 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. includes both statutes and statutory instruments. ClickRead… Read more »

Deckert, Stern, & Sack on Enabling Peer Review of Expert Testimony Within Government Proceedings

Mark Deckert, Abram Stern, and Professor Warren Sack, all of the University of California Santa Cruz, presented a poster entitled Enabling Peer Review of Expert Testimony Within Government Proceedings at dg.o 2010: The 11th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, 17-20 May 2010 in Puebla, Mexico. Click here for the poster. Click here forRead… Read more »

CFR in XML Available for Bulk Download from GPO

The U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for 2007-2009 is now available for bulk download in XML from U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) FDsys. Click here for the user guide. Why is this of potential interest to the legal community? First, attorneys, legal IT personnel, and law librarians can download the CFR in XML andRead… Read more »