Towards a Global Importance Indicator for Court Decisions
Legal Knowledge and Information Systems - JURIX 2016: The Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference, edited by F. Bex and S. Villata; ISBN 161499725X
6 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2017
Date Written: December 16, 2016
Tagging court decisions as to their importance is indispensable for the accessibility of voluminous case law repositories, but such an attribute has been implemented in only a few databases yet. In this paper some of these are briefly discussed and a lowest common denominator is proposed. This could be especially useful in federated search solutions like the ECLI Search Engine.
Keywords: Case law databases, Legal importance, ECLI, Legal authority
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