Category Archives: Data sets

PACER says large numbers of U.S. federal court documents are no longer available in its databases

PACER, the fee-based information service for the U.S. federal courts, announced recently that large numbers of court documents are no longer in its databases, as of August 10, 2014. Journalist John Hawkinson, citing a source at the Second Circuit, said … Continue reading

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Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resources

Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014 was held 16-18 May 2014, with an award ceremony on 24 July 2014, at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event Website, which includes the program, participant descriptions, and links to data sets, … Continue reading

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AALL Hackathon 2014: Some results

Results of at least two projects from the American Association of Law Libraries’ Hackathon 2014 have been posted: PROXYsearch, developed by Eve Ross and colleagues: Description: a single search template for the South Carolina Judicial Department’s website Code: https://github.com/PROXYsearch/PROXYsearch Wiki: … Continue reading

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July 12: AALL Hackathon: Building the Information Future, San Antonio

American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) Hackathon: Building the Information Future, is being held 12 July 2014 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Datasets, project ideas, and discussion regarding the event are available at: Law Librarians Hack the Law. The Twitter … Continue reading

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IATE terminology database available for download; contains very large number of legal terms in multiple languages

IATE: Inter-Active Terminology for Europe, which contains a very large set of legal terms in many languages, is now available for download. One access point is the EU Open Data Portal: https://open-data.europa.eu/en/data/dataset/iate The main Website is at: http://iate.europa.eu/ The download … Continue reading

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Digiminster Members Data Portal, for UK Parliament: Voting, campaign finance data, and debates

Digiminster Members Data Portal has been launched by the UK Parliament’s Rapid Apps Team. The portal includes voting and campaign finance data, and parliamentary debates, chunked. Data come from a variety of official sources, including the Members’ Data Platform. The … Continue reading

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Regards Citoyens: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

Regards Citoyens — a French parliamentary monitoring organization — has posted How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Initiated in 2011, the Law Factory project … Continue reading

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