JOAL is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Its purpose is to promote international research on the topic of open access to law.
JOAL provides an international forum for academic researchers as well as for practitioners of open legal publishing. Central topics of concern include
- critical construction of legal information methods
- governance of new models of legal publishing
- the relationship between open-access legal information and technology
- projects in open access to law
- the technical challenges and economic opportunities created by open access to law and public sector information
- the economic dimensions of open access to law
- trends and changes suggested by the globalization of access
JOAL is meant to stimulate and promote an interdisciplinary approach to law, relocating classical topics in a new framework at the crossroads of law and history, law and literature, law and philosophy, law and technology, and law and AI.
The Editorial Board invites the submission of essays, topical article, comments, critical reviews, which will be evaluated by an independent committee of referees on the basis of their quality of scholarship, originality, and contribution to reshaping legal views and perspectives.
Registration as an author is required in order to submit an article or note.
JOAL 2nd issue has just been published!
|We are pleased to announce that JOAL vol. 2 n. 1 is now available.|
Vol 2, No 1 (2014)
Table of Contents
Free and open access to legal information in the digital age
|Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland|
Data organization and legal informatics
|Evolution and Future Trends of Copyright in Nigeria|
Open government data and its applications
|Free access to online legislation ia a federation: Achievements of Australian Governments and issues remaining|
|Preliminary Notes on Open Data Licensing|
Legal services based on free access to legal information
|Cooperative Blogging and Access to Law|
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