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Authentication of Digital Legal Materials

The Minnesota Historical Society has several papers on authenticating digital legal information. Here you will find white papers that address authentication issues as well as information on the Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act. Links to additional resources are also provided.

  • Preserving state government digital information

    Project partners have identified authentication of digital material — the process by which information is assured to be what it appears or claims to be — as a common interest. The trustworthiness of online state statutes and session laws is of particular interest.

The newest paper discusses five methods of authentication and their associated costs pertaining to authenticating primary legal materials in electronic format:

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