Yes, we're working on a new wild idea, the Labrasource Retriever: a browser extension that "linkifies" citations: An ORS citation on Wikipedia becomes a link to oregonlaws.org. Register your interest at labrasource.com. https://www.labrasource.com
I've been busy making our Oregon Administrative Rules site easier to read, thanks to plenty of quarantine time. Links with parentheticals to the ORS I leveraged our ORS database to enhance the OARs: An ORS section cite turned into a link with a helpful parenthetical An ORS chapter citation likewise changed into a helpful link … Continue reading Readability improvements to the OAR
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Announcing the only free version of the ORS that's fully current, through the Spring of 2021. Sharp readers (and pedants) may say, "But there is no such thing as the '2020 ORS'!" And in a sense — the authoritative sense to be sure — that's correct. For these people, we properly cite and link to … Continue reading The 2020 ORS is online
I'm really happy to announce that I moved the Texas Codes to our always-up-to-date platform. The last refresh times are shown on the main index page, as well as every statute section page, right below the link to the original source document: Screenshot taken on May 6, 2019 Now the Codes join the Nevada Revised … Continue reading Texas Codes, now updated nightly
Here's a sample of the new, always up-to-date, OAR site: Initial design. Live page. This new public service is the result of many late nights and weekend work. (This is still a part-time labor of love!) I want to get it in front of everyone to help guide the design and make it useful. I'm … Continue reading Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR’s): Soft Launch
Hi Everyone, A short note to let you know that after a weekend of work, I've updated the oregonlaws.org ORS to show the 2018 session laws. E.g.: The next update will come in 2020, when the state publishes the 2019 ORS. In the meantime, I'm moving the ORS to the new nightly update system. This … Continue reading ORS updated with 2018 amendments
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The current edition of the ORS is live on oregonlaws.org, faster and more reliable.
This is a quick note to inform everyone that I've begun importing the 2017 ORS.