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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre
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New Beta Product: Lexbox

Lexum is pleased to announce a new free solution designed to help legal practitioners keep track of their legal research. Lexbox is a personal online workspace for legal research that complement existing legal information websites. It's convenient Chrome extension pops up when you undertake legal research and allows you to save search queries, cases, legislation or any other web pages all in one place... Read more

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Decisia 3.14 released: HTML5 & WCAG Filters

Lexum is pleased to announce version 3.14 of Decisia . Here’s what’s new: HTML5 With 3.14, Decisia features HTML5 user interfaces. Clients with HTML5 websites will be able to have their Decisia installation migrated to HTML5 as well. With this development, Decisia remains on the forefront of web development both in terms of government requirements and best industry practices. SEARCHABLE “SUMMARY... Read more

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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Why Labour Union should Adopt Electronic Collective Bargaining Agreements (e-CBA)

Over the last few months Lexum has been contacting labour unions and professional associations, discussing how its Qweri solution for text-heavy documents can improve the handling of their collective bargaining agreements (CBA). Labour union staff includes many power-users of legal information websites operated by Lexum, such as CanLII, but only recently did Lexum launch an […] Read more

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The British Columbia Utilities Commission Selects Decisia for its Online Search and Publishing

The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) selected Decisia for the management and online dissemination of its orders and decisions. Decisia will enable BCUC to equip its website with full-text search capability into documents containing directives, approvals or denials of applications, as well as documents it issues following a public hearing process. Decisia will also facilitates the integration... Read more

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The Rwanda Law Reports Now Available Online with Decisia

The Judiciary of Rwanda recently started to post decisions included in the Rwanda Law Reports on their own website using Decisia. The published judgments are selected among decisions rendered by Rwanda Courts, including the Supreme Court, the High Court and lower instances. They are published in the country’s language, Kinyarwanda, and will be added in French and English in the near future. Lexum... Read more

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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre
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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

Emma Elliott
Emma
Elliott

Legal aspects of accessibility and usability of online public services in Quebec and Canada

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10660-015-9186-3 This article discusses the legal requirements which must be taken into account in providing public online services to individuals with a low level of literacy. It will focus on two aspects: the accessibility and usability of these services. The authors propose a twofold theoretical analysis based on two issues raised by government objectives... Read more

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Lexum

Legal aspects of accessibility and usability of online public services in Quebec and Canada

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10660-015-9186-3 This article discusses the legal requirements which must be taken into account in providing public online services to individuals with a low level of literacy. It will focus on two aspects: the accessibility and usability of these services. The authors propose a twofold theoretical analysis based on two issues raised by government objectives... Read more