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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Automating the Entire Publishing Chain for Your Court or Agency Decisions

If your organization produces precedential judicial or administrative decisions, you are very aware that the work on a case doesn’t stop when the final decision is delivered to the parties.  Once the docket has been updated via your Court/Case Management System (CMS), the decision rendered must still be published.  This process often involves a webmaster, […] Read more

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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre
Tenille Brown
Tenille
Brown
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Lexum

Additional Content from Quebec on the CAIJ and CanLII Websites

Lexum is proud of its contribution to the processing and publishing of important databases in Quebec law that are now available on the websites of the CAIJ and CanLII. This collaboration between two important clients of Lexum dramatically increase online access to legal information in Quebec. The recently published databases on one or the other sites include: The annual Statutes of Québec since 1996 Federal Annual Statutes since 2001 A selection of decisions published between 1869 and 1969 in the Revue légale Decisions published between 1983 and 1996 in the Recueils de droit judiciaire (RDJ)... Read more

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Frédéric
Pelletier

Posting Judgments that can be Listened to – Lexum’s Approach to WCAG Compliance

Web accessibility is about the capacity of Web content to be used by people with disabilities. It aims at lifting barriers that prevent disabled people from navigating the Web, understanding its content and contributing to it.For the visually impaired, this means that the semantics conveyed by the visual presentation of a document Read more

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Frédéric
Pelletier

Making old cases new: the digitization of case law

Information that is born digital today tends to be accessible online and thus better preserved than 20 years ago, before the Web made it much easier. Prior to the Web’s revolution in information technology, content that was prepared electronically with word-processors was mostly preserved on paper and not digitally, the native files being overwritten with newer content in order to save memory space... Read more

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Lexum

Thanks to CAIJ-CanLII Collaboration, almost 3000 Decisions from the Revue Légale now available online

The Centre d’accès à l’information juridique (CAIJ) has acquired 2 964 court decisions compiled in the Revue Légale by way of exclusive License from Wilson & Lafleur, including all decisions published from 1970 to 2012, along with a selection of important decisions published before 1970. These decisions were added to CAIJ’s jurisprudential corpus as well as to the Canadian Legal Information... Read more

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Lexum

All Supreme Court of Canada Decisions Since 1876 Now Published Online

Lexum and the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) have been working together for the last 20 years to improve access to Canadian law. Various projects have been undertaken to complete the Supreme Court decisions database including all of the historical judgments. Multiple partners have participated in this goal including the Law Foundation of Ontario, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Alberta Law... Read more

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Lexum

Lexum Helps the CAIJ to Double the Number of Titles Published

For many years Lexum has been supporting the Centre d'accès à l'information juridique (CAIJ) with digital publishing services for the online dissemination of its doctrine. In March 54 additional titles from Éditions Wilson & Lafleur published between 1999 and 2013 will be added to the JuriBistro eDOCTRINE collection made available on the CAIJ website. This will bring to over 100 the total number... Read more

Lexum
Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Supporting Accessibility with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Compatibility

This fifth blog post in a series of five is the sequel to “Creating mobile friendly website”. Facilitating the publishing process is not the only benefit resulting from an optimal usage of Microsoft Word. Surprisingly enough, it can also contribute to generating more accessible files, in other words, files readable online by persons with disabilities. […] Read more