Lexum’s cloud based software Decisia is now powering the Canadian Insurance Regulators Disciplinary Actions’s (CIRDA) new database which has been designed to be a single point of access for decisions taken by Canadian insurance regulators.
AustLII's fifth lunchtime Research Seminar for 2013 on November 19th, will be presented by Professor Daniel Poulin from Lexum, one of the international pioneers and founders of free access to legal information, on the topic of "Free access to law" and "Open Data" - Similarities and Differences.
Since October 1st, the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission is using Lexum’s Decisia cloud based service to make its hearing decisions easier to search and access online.
It is with great pride that Lexum celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Lexum began operations in 1993 as a collaboration between the Centre de recherche en droit public, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal and the Supreme Court of Canada for the publication of the court’s decisions on the Internet.
The 2013 edition of the Law via the Internet Conference will be held in Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands on 26 and 27 September. The conference theme this year is "Free Access to Law in a Changing World."
There is only a few days left before the Court Technology Conference (CTC) opens in Baltimore. For those planning to attend, make sure to put the Decisia Showcase on your schedule:
Starting today the decisions of the top 3 Canadian federal jurisdictions are even easier to search and access online thanks to Decisia. The new decision websites of the Federal Court, Tax Court and Federal Court of Appeal implement new standards on web accessibility and can be viewed at the following web addresses:
Lexum was selected by the Judiciary of Rwanda for designing the Rwanda Law Reports (RLR) composed of judicial opinions from case law decided mostly by the Rwanda higher courts. Pierre-Paul Lemyre, Director of Business Development of Lexum is currently in Kigali to lead the design and development of the RLR, drafting the editorial policies and training of judicial officers. Ultimately the project should lead to the regular online dissemination of the RLR, as well as the publishing of a paper-based version of the reports.
Congratulations to Ms. Edith Girard from Thetford Mines, QC who was drawn at random to be the lucky winner of the iPad. Congratulations for being the 2013 winner of our OyezOyez "Win an iPad" summer contest. We wish to thank everyone who signed up and tried the new and improved OyezOyez.
On September 13th and 14th CanLII organizes a hackathon and a conference on the theme of law, government and open data at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS). Ivan Mokanov, executive director of Lexum, is a guest speaker and will discuss the importance of opening legal and judicial data directly from the source.