Case studies

Canada’s first-ever legal website

Canada’s first-ever legal website

This website was launched by Lexum in 1992, and was the very first legal website to be developed in Canada. At the time there were only three other websites in the country. It was also the world’s first bilingual legal website.

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CanLII

CanLII

The Canadian Legal Information Institute is the leading source of Canadian law online. The site’s platform for processing and managing decisions and legislation, search engine and various functionalities were created by Lexum. Lexum also provides a complete range of editorial services for updating the site. The CanLII site hosts close to 2.5 million documents.

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NMOneSource: Exclusive Source for Official New Mexico Laws

NMOneSource: Exclusive Source for Official New Mexico Laws

In October 2018 Lexum won a public tender issued by the New Mexico Compilation Commission (NMCC) for the publishing of the State official laws.  Lexum technology was selected to modernize NMOneSource™, which is the official source for legal information originating from the State of New Mexico.

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Decisia for the Arkansas Courts

Decisia for the Arkansas Courts

The Arkansas Judiciary is the State institution supporting the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Arkansas.  It renders official and unofficial opinions that are made available to the public and staff on its website.  It selected Decisia for its intuitive search interface that both eases and speeds advanced legal research.

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Qweri for the AQTIS Collective Bargaining Agreements

Qweri for the AQTIS Collective Bargaining Agreements

The Alliance québécoise des techniciens de l’image et du son (AQTIS – Alliance of Image and Sound Technicians) represents some 5 500 freelance professionals in more than 134 trades associated with the design, planning, set-up or creation of audiovisual productions in Quebec. As part of its mandate, the union negotiated about ten collective bargaining agreements covering the various sectors of operation of its members. AQTIS selected Qweri to manage and disseminate its collective bargaining agreements online for its ability to unify the internal and external management of documentation.

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Improving Accessibility of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) Decisions

Improving Accessibility of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) Decisions

Lexum improved the accessibility of 1,500 decisions rendered by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) by making them compliant with the Government of Canada Standard on Web Accessibility.

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Decisia for the Canada Industrial Relations Board

Decisia for the Canada Industrial Relations Board

The CIRB renders decisions on labour law issues involving employees, unions and employers in sectors under Canadian federal jurisdiction.  It has been using Decisia to provide powerful search capabilities to both internal and external users since 2010.

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eDoctrine for the Quebec Bar (CAIJ)

eDoctrine for the Quebec Bar (CAIJ)

The Centre d’accès à l’information juridique (CAIJ) is an organization of the Quebec Bar that is the primary information source for Quebec’s legal professionals. Lexum takes care of publication of several collections of secondary material for the eDoctrine section of the CAIJ website.

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Scanning and Processing of Decisions for the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

Scanning and Processing of Decisions for the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador provided funding to make historical court decisions (rendered before 2003) from the province freely available on the CanLII website. Lexum identified the decisions, scanned them, generated word processing versions, converted them to HTML and PDF, and published the resulting files online.

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Decisia for the Washington Public Employment Relations Commission

Decisia for the Washington Public Employment Relations Commission

Washington PERC is the Washington State agency with jurisdiction over public sector labour relations and collective bargaining in the state of Washington.  It renders several types of decisions, which were previously scattered over different sections of its website – some with search capabilities and some without – making them difficult to find.  The Washington PERC selected Decisia in order to enhance the usability of its online decisions and adopt many of the acknowledged best practices in decision publishing.

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Qweri powering the e-Grey Book of the Seychelles

Qweri powering the e-Grey Book of the Seychelles

Qweri was selected for the online management and publishing of the most commonly referred to version of the laws of the Seychelles, the Grey Book. The collection contains 80 consolidated statutes made accessible on the SeyLII website. Qweri’s capacity to enable quick and easy consolidation and updating of the content, and to generate both an HTML 5 version of the statutes for easy browsing and searching and an ePub version for offline use, was a driving force behind the decision.

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