Thursday, October 7, 2010

Law via the Internet Conference

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A call for papers — with submission deadline of 15 February 2011 — has been issued for LVI 2011: Law via the Internet Conference, to be held 8-10 June 2011, at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China.
The conference will be hosted by the Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII).
For LVI 2011, papers are invited on the following topics:

Free Access to law in Asia and the global experience
Submission of papers is invited on topics including but not limited to the following:
  • Challenges and barriers in free access to law in Asia and elsewhere
  • Multi-lingual legal databases and searching
  • Legal issues in the provision of free legal information
  • Governance and funding models for sustainability of free legal databases
  • Making historical legal materials accessible online
  • Social networking technologies and their implications for free access to law?
  • Keeping track of legislative evolution online
  • Quality control and timeliness of online legal services
  • Standards for legal information on the web?
  • Free access to law as community services
  • International law on the web: Treaties, International Courts etc
  • Finding law across the web - indexing and searching
  • Litigation support on the web
  • Innovative uses of online legal data
  • Court registries and electronic filing / transactions
  • Interactive and 'intelligent' legal services on the web
  • Teaching law using internet resources
  • Automation of large-scale legal data on the web
  • Legal publishing via the web
Papers on other aspects of law via the Internet are also welcome. Papers purely on 'cyber law' or 'internet law' will not be accepted unless they relate directly to free access to law on the Internet. Papers submitted should raise issues of theoretical or practical interest to others who are developing or using internet-based law resources.
Kevin K H Pun, Director, HKLII
Programme Chair

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