Description: This is a bulk open-access dataset in JSON format with the full text of all Immigration and Refugee Board (Refugee Protection Division) cases included in the Refugee Law Lab Reporter. The process through which data is collected and updated, as well as code snippets for loading the data, are available in a repository on the Refugee Law Lab Github.
Code Repository: https://github.com/Refugee-Law-Lab/rllr
Current Coverage: 2019-Present
Number of Decisions: ~500
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
Citation: Sean Rehaag, “RLLR Bulk Decisions Dataset” (2023), online: Refugee Law Laboratory https://refugeelab.ca/bulk-data/rllr
Programmatic Access in Python:
import pandas as pd import requests # load data url = 'https://github.com/Refugee-Law-Lab/rllr/blob/master/DATA/rllr_parsed.json?raw=true' data = requests.get(url) df = pd.read_json(data.text)