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Scanning of historical decisions for the Department of Justice Canada

Lexum recently concluded an agreement with the Department of Justice Canada for the digitization of historic judicial cases from the Federal Courts. Lexum will identify the most cited judicial cases that are still inaccessible in electronic format in the body of documents integrated to the main knowledge database of the Department. Lexum scanning team is in charge of recovering the judicial cases, of digitizing them, of performing optical character recognition and ultimately of converting them to HTML. Read more

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Lexum publishes the first output of the Global Study on Free Access to Law

Lexum has recently published the Local Researcher's Methodology Guide as part of the Global Study on Free Access to Law. This study, entitled "Free Access to Law - Is it Here to Stay?", is funded by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) and coordinated by Lexum in partnership with SAFLII and The Centre for Internet and Society. The study will analyse Free Access to Law initiatives around... Read more

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Lexum will Contribute to Partnership Against Cancer Canada (CPAC)'s Cancer Prevention Policies Databasee

Lexum is proud to announce the conclusion of an agreement with Partnership Against Cancer Canada (CPAC), an independent organization accelerating action on cancer control across Canada. Lexum will implement a crawler to assist CPAC's portal team in monitoring ongoing changes in legislative material and policies disseminated over the Internet on a large number of distinct websites as well as to develop... Read more

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Free Access to Law – Is it Here to Stay? Researchers methodology guide

This Methodology Guide was developed collaboratively by the project members of “Free Access to Law – Is it Here to Stay?” This study was made possible thanks to a grant from the International Development Research Centre as well as support from the Open Society Institute. Read more

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