European Case Law Identifier: Indispensable Asset for Legal Information Retrieval
Maria Angela Biasiotti and Sebastiano Faro (eds.): From Information to Knowledge – Online Access to Legal Information: Methodologies, Trends and Perspectives. In the series: ‘Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications’, IOS Press, December 2011.
13 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last revised: 26 Oct 2015
Date Written: October 28, 2011
In December 2010 the EU Council of Ministers decided on the ‘Conclusions inviting the introduction of the European Case Law Identifier (ECLI) and a minimum set of uniform metadata for case law’ (hereafter: ‘ECLI-conclusions’). In this paper we will discuss the coming about and the contents of these conclusions, in the broader perspective of access to case law.
Keywords: legal informatics, case law identification, citation
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