Presentation of Alan D. Sugarman HyperLaw

American Association of Law Libraries 2009

Alan Sugarman will be making a presentation at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Convention on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM "Public Access to the Law in the YaOogle Age", Session J-3.


The Chair of the session is Camilla Tubbs of Yale Law School. Professor Michael W. Carroll of American University, Washington College of Law is also on the panel. He is a founding member of Creative Commons.


Summary of Sugarman Presentation

Complete Sugarman Presentation With Notes 4MB.



HyperLaw and Matthew Bender v. West Information

HyperLaw Report July, 1995 - Newsletter For AALL 1995 Pittsburgh Annual Meeting

Gary Wolf, Who Owns the Law, Wired, 2004


Letters from HyperLaw to Federal Judiciary:

May 7, 2008 White Paper "Letter" - HyperLaw to Administrative Office of U.S. Courts

July 8, 2009 Letter - HyperLaw to Administrative Office with attachments objecting to the federal judiciary asserting to Congress that it has exceeded the requirements of the E-Government Act of 2002.


Correspondence Concerning the May 7, 2008 White Paper letter from HyperLaw:

May 9, 2008 Letter - HyperLaw to Senator J. Lieberman

May 9, 2008 Letter - HyperLaw to AO Enclosing Lieberman Letter

June 2, 2008 Letter - James C. Duff of AO to HyperLaw

June 30, 2008 Letter - Sugarman HyperLaw to Duff-AO

July 28, 2008 Letter - Judge Tunheim to Sugarman-HyperLaw

January 27, 2009 Letter - Judge Tunheim to Sugarman - HyperLaw


Documents Attached to July 8, 2009 HyperLaw letter to Administrative Office:

April 16, 2009 Letter Administrative Office to Senate re E-Government Act

May 6, 2005 Judicial Conference Advisory Committee FRAP Rule 32.1

July, 2007 Third Branch - Federal Judiciary - Access to Court Information

July 2009, Third Branch - Federal Judiciary - Compliance With E-Government Act

Pacer Statement - Written Opinions Report - Spirit of E Government Act

Feb. 5, 2009, Schultze - Preliminary Analysis of Written Opinions Report



John B. West, Multiplicity of Court Opinions. 1909.

Robert Oakley to Senator John Warner, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, August 21, 1998.


Related HyperLaw Postings:

Posting by Alan Sugarman on April 25, 2008 at

Searching for Known Case - Posting on



Links Provided for a Google demonstration of metadata in PDF Title Field:

Court decision with added metadata to enhance internet searches. Metadata Enhanced Opinion.

Second court decision with added metadata. Metadata Enhanced Opinion II.