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Re: Legislative types in schema.org

From: Diane Hillmann <metadata.maven@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:38:29 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEXEg8qs-eYHdskLqxqa0FdJ_Qv5ri8pngJKCJW8Xy5fpEOLNQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: Francisco Cifuentes <francisco.cifuentes@weso.es>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Folks:

You might want to take a look at the US Legislative Information Model,
developed by the Cornell Legal Information Institute and Metadata
Management Associates under contract with the Library of Congress:

http://metadataregistry.org/schema/show/id/69.html

And the documentation:

https://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/downloads-and-related-information/

Regards,
Diane Hillmann
Metadata Management Associates LLC



On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 1:06 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> Looks like Roger from LexisNexus (Reed Elsevier) had his hand in forming
> some of this.  (a good thing)
>
> I really like the description on this Type, for example :
>
> *Akoma Ntoso*
>
> *Document Types*
>
>
> *Category /Legal Document*
>
> *Definition*
>
> bill/act
>
> *Akoma Ntoso type :*
>
> hierarchicalStructure
>
>
>
> *Legal Document:*
>
> bill/act/ordinance/decree/subsidiary legislation/executive orders/
> normative standard/ administrative regulation/etc.
>
> These are deliberative documents produced by parliamentary activities or
> from other empowered bodies (e.g. Committee). They are usually drawn up
> according to a hierarchical structure in which the text is subdivided into
> sections or chapters. These are subdivided into clauses or articles,
> sub-paragraphs, etc.
>
> ​Chapter 2 of the Oasis draft says it all however.  Very well thought out.
>  (especially 2.2 and 2.3 and 4.2.3 and 6.6 )
>
> Its a good base to start things from.
>
> Thad
> +ThadGuidry <https://www.google.com/+ThadGuidry>
>
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