PRESS RELEASE: AfricanLII Launches the Beta version of an African Caselaw Citator

The rule of law in Africa relies on effective access to the letter of the law. The African Legal Information Institute, AfricanLII, is proud to launch the beta version of a first-of-it’s-kind Pan-African automated legal citator and summarizer for African caselaw - the Citator.

(visit the citator website at: and watch the introductory video AfricanLII's YouTube channel).

AfricanLII Prepares to Launch First Automated Citator for African Jurisprudence

If you’ve been doing legal research for some time, you are probably familiar with the concept of a citator. A citator is a tool that shows you all the cases that a judgment referred to, as well as all the later decisions that cited that judgment (noter-uppers).


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