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Daniel
Poulin

Free Access to Law and Open Source Software

28.04.2007 Tags:  Daniel Poulin, Pierre-Paul Lemyre, Free Access to Law, Open source Free Software Free Access to Law and Open Source SoftwareDaniel Poulin, Andrew Mowbray and Pierre-Paul Lemyre Abstract. Accessing basic legal information is of fundamental importance, however before the Internet, the provision of legal databases was entirely commercial and accessing it was costly. The Legal... Read more

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Frédéric
Pelletier

Model Policy for Access to Court Records in Canada

In May 2003, the Canadian Judicial Council released a discussion paper prepared by the Judges Technology Advisory Committee (JTAC) entitled “Open Courts, Electronic Access to Court Records, and Privacy,” which built upon an earlier report for the Administration of Justice Committee of the Council. Read more

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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

The Legal Issues Surrounding Free and Open Source Software: Challenges and Solutions for the Government of Québec

02.05.2005 Tags:  Pierre-Paul Lemyre, Open source Free Software Pierre-Paul Lemyre, Richard Willemant, “The Legal Issues Surrounding Free and Open Source Software: Challenges and Solutions for the Government of Québec”, for the Conseil du Trésor du Québec (2005), translated from original in French. The Government of Québec is slowly but surely turning its attention to the [&hellip... Read more

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Daniel
Poulin

Reflex – Bridging Open Access with a Legacy Legal Information System

04.04.2005 Tags:  Daniel Poulin, Ivan Mokanov, Free Access to Law Law via the Internet 2005 – Port Vila, November 17–19, 2005 Daniel POULIN, Éric PARÉ and Ivan MOKANOVLexUM/CanLII, Faculty of Law, University of Montréal IntroductionAccording to Black’s Law Dictionary, a citator is “a book or section of a book containing tables of cases or statutes […] Read more

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Frédéric
Pelletier

Use of Personal Information in Judgments and Recommended Protocol

The JTAC Open Courts and E-Access to Court Records and Privacy Subcommittee was asked in February, 2004 to consider developing and implementing a standardized national protocol to de-identify family judgments which would allow all of them to be posted on court websites. Read more

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Daniel
Poulin

Open access to law in developing countries

06.12.2004 Tags:  Daniel Poulin, Free Access to Law Open access to law in developing countriesby Daniel Poulin Securing a widespread and, whenever possible, free, access to legal information has become important everywhere. Open access has higher stakes in developing countries where access to law is often difficult. In this particular context, free access to statutes […] Read more

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Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Access to law in the french-speaking world: A renewed strategy

13.05.2004 Tags:  Pierre-Paul Lemyre, Free Access to Law Bobson Coulibaly, Pierre-Paul Lemyre, François Viens Free access to legal material offers many advantages for participating countries. Free access reinforces national legal institutions while also ensuring the rule of law and strengthening democratic ideals. An increased visibility of law also bolsters its dissemination. Read more

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Daniel
Poulin

CanLII: How Law Societies and Academia Can Make Free Access to the Law a Reality

13.04.2004 Tags:  Daniel Poulin, Free Access to Law, Electronic Access to Law in Canada Journal of Information, Law and TechnologyCanLII: How Law Societies and Academia Can Make Free Access to the Law a RealityDaniel Poulin Abstract: The production of law, whether by legislation, judicial rulings or jurisprudence essays, rightfully carries great prestige. Very little of […] Read more

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Frédéric
Pelletier

The preparation of documents for electronic distribution

Distribution of documents in printed form is characterized by its simplicity. The recipient will only see what the printed version of the document shows and will have access to no more information than the words appearing on the pages. This situation is far different from that of electronic distribution of documents. The visual presentation of electronic documents is more flexible. The appearance of... Read more

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Daniel
Poulin

Preserving the Canadian Legal Heritage

30.11.1997 Tags:  Daniel Poulin, Electronic Access to Law in Canada Preserving the Canadian Legal Heritage Daniel Poulin, Professor IntroductionA survey conducted by the Judges Computer Advisory Committee of the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) in January 1996 revealed that not enough was being done to preserve the Canadian judicial heritage. Of the 24 courts surveyed, only […] Read more