The 31 August 2004
ADIJ, the Association pour le Développement de l’Informatique Juridique, was founded in November, 1970.
For over thirty years, ADIJ has constantly aimed at facilitating the circulation of law and exploring its relationship with new technologies.
is a meeting point for those professionally involved with legal matters,
gives such professionals opportunities to exchange information and to receive professional training,
is an interdisciplinary research body.
Its activities range from legal data processing and the digitisation of law firms, offices of legal or judiciary professionals, courts and administrations to computer and information technology law.
For more information, please go to http://www.adij.asso.fr>
Established in 1963 for the purpose of uniting information and documentation practitioners, the ADBS, the Association des Professionnels de l’Information et de la Documentation, has more than 5,000 members and is the leading European association of information specialists. Its main objectives are to:
encourage dialogue among professionnels
promote and defend the profession
circulate and develop the application of new technologies
contribute to the improvement of its members through the organisation of study and training programmes
produce publications aimed at acheiving said objectives
For more information, please go to http://www.adbs.fr>
Juriconnexion is an association open to all persons (legal counsel, librarians, lawyers, notaries, central administration, banks, big companies, local authorities) using various electronic versions of legal information products in the course of their daily professional practice.
Since 1988 Juriconnexion has entered into and actively pursued a constructive dialogue with producers, service providers and distributors. It represents the user’s view in discussions with the public authorities and plays an active role in the constitution of official legal databases. It works in conjunction with other associations and organisations with similar interests.
For more information, please go to http://www.juriconnexion.org>
LexUM is a group of experts working at the legal information-processing laboratory of the Public Law Research Center at the University of Montreal. The team is lead by Professor Daniel Poulin and is made up of thirty experts in law and information processing.
The core activity of LexUM targets the implementation of new information technologies in law.
The laboratory was created in 1993 when its first project involving the creation and management of an information system for the free publication of the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada was launched, on the Internet. Since then, LexUM has flourished by conceiving and administering a large variety of websites dedicated to the dissemination of Canadian and international legal material. LexUM designed CanLII, the most ambitious free publication of primary legal material in Canada project. CanLII was developed for the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
Aside from the publication, LexUM is involved in numerous projects involving the computerization of law and legal information.
For more information, please go to http://www.lexum.umontreal.ca/>
Association Henri Capitant des Amis de la Culture Juridique Française is an association created in 1935, which has been state-approved by the Decree of the Government as well as the Council of State.
Renowned members: Henri and René Capitant, Marc Ancel, Pierre Bellet, Jean Carbonnier, Gérard Cornu.
Its objectives are:
to foster an appreciation of the French legal culture amongst lawyers from all countries, in addition to intellectual and amicable links,
to promote the development of the roman legal culture,
to periodically organise seminars devoted to the study of questions of law.
For more information, please go to http://membres.lycos.fr/HenriCapitant/>
Le Bicentenaire du Code Civil is a national celebration of the year 2004. The chairman of the organisation committee is Mr Guy Canivet, the First President of the “Cour de cassation”.
For more information, please go to http://www.bicentenaireducodecivil.fr/>