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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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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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The Manitoba Securities Commission New Website Integrates Decisia

The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) brand new website integrates Decisia to provide improved access to all hearings and proceedings documents. Reasons for decisions, orders, notices, as well as instruments, rules and policies can now be browsed by date, case name and subject. Decisia also allows to search MSC documents full-text or according to specific criteria including the decision type, jurisdiction... Read more

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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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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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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Keeping Track of Freely Available Legal Information

Websites providing free access to legal information have come to play a major role in the day-to-day work of legal practitioners. For a majority of Canadian lawyers legal, research now starts with free access websites and is completed by the use of commercial databases only when required. No wonder that the CanLII website serves between 200,000 […] Read more

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