Simplified Human-Readable URLs for Legislative Citations



Jurisdictions
United States
Colorado
New Zealand
Electronic Formats of State Legislation


Collaborators
Open Source Software Institute
Cornell Legal Information Institute


Behind the Site
Wikispace
Source Code
Public Domain
Privacy Notice

What is a LegisLink?

  • A human-readable web address that links directly to legislation and
    sublevels within legislation for any jurisdiction.
  • When linkable, LegisLink directly connects to the official website.
  • When not linkable, LegisLink connects reusing the official document.
  • Go ahead. Use LegisLinks in emails and blogs. Let’s see what happens.

What is LegisLink.org?

  • An open-source, public-domain web service for everyone.
  • An experiment in the idea of a URL Exchange Switchboard for web documents and data.
  • A logical and easy way to get where you want to go in terms of legislation.
  • A logical and easy way to share URLs that are, after all, just citations.

At the Wiki

  • Users define LegisLink formats for software developers to create.
  • Developers write code to provide the results.
  • There's also some discussion topics, defining of formats, and general idea swapping.

Creative Commons License
This work is in the Public Domain - Source Code - Community Wikispace - Privacy Notice (October 8, 2009)

Jurisdictions
United States
Colorado
New Zealand


Creators and Contributors
Joe Carmel
Daniel Bennett
Tom Bruce
Dave Shetland
Joel Reeves
Brian Gryth