Posts Tagged ‘OASIS’

Annotated Bibliography on Neutral Citation and Standardized Markup

Monday, February 10th, 2014

A version 2 of the background document for the effort now underway at OASIS (see prior posts dated Nov. 1, 2013 and Jan. 15, 2014) provides a very useful bibliography on “neutral citation of court cases, statutes, and regulations.”  It, in turn, has drawn comment from F. Tim Knight on Slaw.

OASIS Legal Citation Markup Technical Committee

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

The proposed OASIS Legal Citation Markup (LegalCiteM) Technical Committee reported in an earlier post has now been chartered and has issued a call for participation. The committee’s first meeting will be held on Feb. 12, via teleconference.

Proposed OASIS Technical Committee

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Serious discussion is underway among members of OASIS Open around the need for a new Technical Committee that would be charged with developing a free, open markup standard for legal citations.  John Joergensen of Rutgers-Newark has summarized the proposal and its rationale. Robin Cover of OASIS has prepared a useful background document.