safliiThe Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII), a project of the Constitutional Court Trust, invites you to the 10th International “Law via the Internet” Conference which will be hosted in Durban, South Africa on the 26th and 27th of November 2009. Registration has been extended until the 5th October 2009!!

The 10th “Law via the Internet” conference, held for the very first time in its 10-year history in Africa, offers the opportunity listen to and engage with experts from around the world contributing and presenting on the cross-cutting issues of law and technology, including but not limited to issues of provision of law over the Internet. The theme of the conference will be Global Free Access to Law and Developing Countries: Impact, Challenges and Networks.

The main conference themes, as per the draft programme are: Free Access to Law initiatives in developing countries  Benefits of and challenges to the provision of Free Access to Law  Donors and the Free Access to Law Movement in developing countries  Policy and legal considerations and Free Access  Free and Open Source solutions and developments in Support of Free Access to Law  Technology in support of courts and parliaments  Digital Archiving in the legal domain  Computer Assisted Legal Research – a practical session  The potential for IT in further developing a global network for Free Access to LawThese topics will not only be of interest to lawyers, notaries and legal information specialists but also to specialists from courts, tribunals and ministries as well as authors and editors.

We look forward to receiving you in Durban,

The SAFLII team


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