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Free access legal research infrastructure for the whole of the common law: Completing CommonLII

Project Member(s): Mowbray, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Linkage Infrastructure)

Start year: 2010

Summary: All legal researchers in Australia, and any other common law jurisdiction, need access to case law from the whole of the common law world for the research to be complete. Australian society benefits from better academic and professional research on common law issues. CommonLll's database coverage of the whole common law world, and its free access citator tracking the interconnections between cases will transform the common law research capacities of all legal researchers.

Keywords: common law, legal information system, legal resaerch, commonwealth, database, data mining, data replication, search engines

FOR Codes: Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified, Information Systems not elsewhere classified, Information Services not elsewhere classified, Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified