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CIPPIC and vLex deploy expert knowledge and artificial intelligence to improve the ability of Canadian citizens to make a difference. Canada’s CIPPIC and international legal technology firm vLex seek to reduce the barriers to effective public participation in communications policy making by developing a free and fully public communications law and policy research platform. This initiative aims to increase access and contextual understanding of regulatory, policy and legal submissions and documentation, allowing Canadian citizens to…
Today, vLex is pleased to announce a new partnership with LexBlog, adding over 400,000 blog articles to vLex’s global collection of legal content, which currently extends across 100 jurisdictions. The partnership means that vLex researchers will now have direct access to LexBlog’s unparalleled network of legal news, insights, and analysis from over 23,000 individual contributors and over 1,400 blogs covering 50 areas of law worldwide. This new collection is the latest in a series…
Every lawyer in the Province of Saskatchewan has a new assistant. Meet Vincent, your intelligent research assistant. Vincent reads legal documents like court rulings to extract topics, cited authorities and other key indicators to create contextually-relevant knowledge graphs that can be further refined by traditional search methods. Vincent is the only tool of its kind in Canada, the only one capable of analyzing the laws of 9 countries, and the only one capable of operating…
Photo by Hans-Peter Gauster on Unsplash Meet Sam. Sam Harden describes himself as a “lawyer who learned to code” and as someone who is “constantly building and experimenting with ways to apply technology to law.” Sam’s also the kind of person you want to speak with when you need a sounding board or some help thinking through initiation or enhancement of legal sector knowledge management activities. vLex asked Sam to join us for the next…
The tip of the iceberg for legal technology New legal technology suitable for publishing, litigation, risk management, regulation flow, privacy, data, confidentiality, knowledge management, investigation, due diligence, emerging markets, trends and more. Off-the-shelf applications and legal technology serve a vital role in many legal sectors around the world. But, very few legal technology products can actually help unlock the information that’s hidden in data already housed by law firms, large organisations, publishers and educational institutions. With…
Last week the Justis International Law and Technology Writing Competition was announced for the third year in a row. The international competition which has received entries from law students studying at Ivy League and Russell Group universities, alongside some of the top law schools around the world, will now benefit from the extended network of Justis’ parent company vLex. Entrants can now expect the Overall Winning or Best in Category articles to reach far wider audiences. The…
With the recent addition of the Dominican Republic Official Gazette, vLex now offers complete access to the Official Gazettes for Latin America. The Official Gazette of each country publishes a variety of important information including the text of new laws, decrees, regulations, treaties, legal notices, and court decisions. As the only publisher to offer this extensive collection of authoritative content alongside other important legal coverage, customers will also be able to access these Gazettes by…
vLex now features expert legal commentary in new Blog category Today vLex launches its new Blog category with nearly 300,000 pieces of expert legal commentary from online legal intelligence provider JD Supra. This exciting new source of legal information comes from over 50,000 authors who publish their news, articles and commentaries daily on JD Supra, including leading attorneys from top law firms such as Jones Day, Latham & Watkins, Holland & Knight and many more. “The partnership…
Stories from the field — vLex as official podcast sponsor and host of “CALL for Innovation” From May 26 to 29th, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries held its annual conference in Edmonton, Alberta. vLex was honoured to sponsor and host CALL’s first ever conference podcast. Entitled CALL for Innovation, the podcast featured an incredible roster of guests, including a joint interview with CALL president Ann Marie Melvie and her U.S. counterpart, AALL president Femi Cadmus. You…
A North American First — Every lawyer in Manitoba to get AI-powered legal research WINNIPEG, OTTAWA May 27, 2019 – Every lawyer in the Province of Manitoba has a new assistant. Meet Vincent, your intelligent research assistant. Vincent reads legal documents like court rulings to extract topics, cited authorities and other key indicators to create contextually-relevant knowledge graphs that can be further refined by traditional search methods. Vincent is the only tool of its kind in Canada, the only…