legal informatics

ALR

ALR (American Law Reports) provide summaries of important legal issues as well as links to relevant state and federal court decisions.

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Database

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA collection of information arranged in a way to facilitate updating and retrieval. Computer databases commonly consist both of materials protected by copyright and materials that are said to be in the...

Deep Link

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA link from one website to another that bypasses the second website's home page and takes the user directly to an internal page on the site. For example, a deep link from Yahoo! might take the user...

Expunge

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryTo intentionally destroy, obliterate, or strike out records or information in files, computers, and other depositories. For example, state law may allow the criminal records of a juvenile offender to be...

Pen register

A device or process that traces outgoing signals from a specific phone or computer to their destination. Often used by law enforcement as the advanced counterpart of an outgoing call log. A pen register produces a list of the phone numbers or...