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A Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace for Sources of Law (LEX)

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Authors PierLuigi Spinosa , Enrico Francesconi , Caterina Lupo
Last updated 2022-09-23 (Latest revision 2022-03-22)
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Document shepherd Eliot Lear
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This document describes a Uniform Resource Name (URN) Namespace Identification (NID) convention for identifying, naming, assigning, and managing persistent resources in the legal domain. This specification is published to allow adoption of a common convention by multiple jurisdictions to facilitate ease of reference and access to resources in the legal domain.


PierLuigi Spinosa
Enrico Francesconi
Caterina Lupo

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