Category Archives: APIs

New open data site for British Parliament: data.parliament.uk

The British Parliament’s new open data site has launched in an alpha version: data.parliament.uk I think this site is a product of the ParliamentAPI project. The site provides access to data in multiple formats through multiple APIs. The site is … Continue reading

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Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking: Conference, 28 May 2014: Links and resources

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking, a conference, is being held 28 May 2014 at Sciences Po in Paris. The conference is being organized by La Fabrique de la Loi (The Law Factory Project), … Continue reading

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Audio and video available of radio program on D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government

Traci Hughes, Seamus Kraft, Joshua Tauberer, and V. David Zvenyach were guests on a radio program entitled D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?, hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, on 24 March 2014, on WAMU in Washington, DC. Video of the program … Continue reading

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Kraft: DC Decoded beta launched by OpenGov Foundation

DC Decoded, a free-access-to-law and e-participation service for the District of Columbia, has been launched in beta by the OpenGov Foundation, according to an announcement this week by Seamus Kraft of the foundation. DC Decoded is an implementation of Waldo … Continue reading

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Kraft: OpenGov Foundation opens AmericaDecoded.org: Portal to all of the State Decoded sites

The OpenGov Foundation has announced that it has opened a new portal to all of the State Decoded free-access-to-law and e-participation sites: AmericaDecoded.org. The Foundation has posted a video describing AmericaDecoded.org. The State Decoded is Waldo Jaquith‘s free and open … Continue reading

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Cattell: Project to create an open API for the British Parliament: #ParliamentAPI

James Cattell and a group of colleagues are developing an open API (application programming interface) for the British Parliament. James’s Twitter list of people working on the project is at https://twitter.com/jaCattell/parliamentapi/members A discussion board for the project is at feedback.public-scrutiny-office.org; … Continue reading

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Carver: It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project

Professor Brian W. Carver of the University of California, Berkeley gave a presentation entitled It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project, 16 January 2014, at Stanford Law School. The event was co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Showcase of projects from 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon

Today — 10 January 2014 — a showcase of projects produced at the 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon is taking place at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Click here for links to the projects to be shown today. … Continue reading

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Vibert et al.: Legivoc: Connecting laws in a changing world

Dr. Hughes-Jehan Vibert of the French Ministry of Justice, and Dr. Pierre Jouvelot and Benoît Pin of MINES ParisTech, have published Legivoc – connecting laws in a changing world, Journal of Open Access to Law, 1(1) (2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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CFPB eRegulations Platform

The eRegulations platform developed by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is available on GitHub Pages. CFPB eRegulations has several components, including a parser, an API, and a public user interface. Click here for the public-facing version of the platform. … Continue reading

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