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CanLII API

CanLII is a non-profit organization with the goal of making Canadian law freely accessible online. The CanLII website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.

The CanLII API is freely accessible and provides access the metadata of Canada’s largest current case law and legislative collection. Use the API to incorporate legal information and understanding into new applications. The CanLII API is read-only and follows the general REST design based on HTTP protocol. An API key is required.

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CanLII: Highlights

Summary
Canadian legal database
Category
Reference
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON
API home
http://developer.canlii.org/ 

CanLII: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://api.canlii.org/v1/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.canlii.org/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
2 calls per second and up to 500 calls per day 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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