Posts Tagged: RESTful APIs and legal information systems

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 »

RESTful API for California Legislation

Grant Vergottini of Xcential Group has released an unofficial RESTful Application Programming Interface (API) for California legislation, according to a post by Ari Hershowitz of Tabulaw, and a member of our community. Specifications for the API are available here and here. The publication of the specifications for Tthis API is the first product of Mr…. 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 »