Lexum Newsletter, December 2018 - vol. 15
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Lexum is Inviting Industry Partners to Join Lexum Lab in Pilot Implementations of Legal Data Enhancement Technologies
Lexum Lab –  Lexum’s R&D unit – currently conducts several projects in the fields of text analysis, information retrieval, metadata extraction, document enhancement, and classification.
We use machine learning and deep learning techniques on the millions of documents available on the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) website. Our approach provides versatile solutions for various use cases.
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Lexbox Tip: How to Save a Specific Paragraph from a Decision from
Lexbox was designed to make your legal research faster and easier. To help you use Lexbox to the best of its ability, we are sharing Lexbox tips with you from time to time. Here’s one if you are using Lexbox on the CanLII website...
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Qweri 2.1 – Faster Performance, Improved Footnotes, New Annotations Tool for Administrators & Better Management of Print Functionalities
Lexum is pleased to announce its latest version of Qweri: Qweri 2.1.
Here’s what’s new:
  • Faster Rendering, Scrolling and Navigation
  • Improved Footnotes
  • A New Tool for Qweri Administrators: The Annotations Counter
  • Better Management of Print Functionalities
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Artificial Intelligence at Lexum
Pierre-Paul Lemyre, the Director of Business Development, presented at the Law Via the Internet (LVI 2018) conference in Florence on October 12th about artificial intelligence at Lexum. He discussed Lexum's data and setup along with the ideas and approaches of two AI applications that can considerably enhance legal information retrieval. 
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The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) use Qweri to Modernize their Industrial Design Office Practice Manual

The Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal of British Columbia Adopts Decisia
The First Wave of CanLII Authors Program Content
Since the launch of the CanLII Authors Program, we are pleased to announce we have received some impressive submissions.
We are grateful to the first contributors of this program who have shared their work, which helps promote free access to legal information and spread new ideas...
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Over 8,000 Decisions from the Canadian Criminal Cases added to CanLII from 1898-present
Over the past few weeks, CanLII published over 8,000 decisions from the Canadian Criminal Cases (CCC) reports with the help of the Lexum team. Now, the CanLII collection contains all of the CCC decisions reported since 1898 that were cited in the CanLII database prior to the start of this project...
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The Supreme Court of Canada is making audio recordings of hearings held since October 2017 available on its website
The files, available in .mp3 format, can be played on the website or downloaded to a computer or mobile device and listened to using any standard audio program or app.
This initiative is part of the Court’s continued efforts to make its work more accessible to Canadians.
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