Category Archives: Data sets

Project to create free and open online version of New York City Legal Code

[Update on 18 April 2014: Video of the meeting has been posted.] Dazza Greenwood of MIT Media Lab, the MIT computational legal science research group, New York City Council Member Ben Kallos, and Thom Neale say they have begun a … Continue reading

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Panel on Lawmaking in the Open, 4 April 2014, Washington, DC

A panel entitled Lawmaking in the Open is scheduled to be held in Washington, DC, 4 April 2014. The event is hosted by the Congressional Data Coalition and sponsored by the R Street Institute and CREW. Here is a description … Continue reading

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Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Video: Meeting of U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force, 24 February 2014

Video is available of the meeting of the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force, held 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. Here is a description: On February 24, 2014, the Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force held a … Continue reading

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Legal project at Voting Information Project San Francisco Hackathon

At least one law-related project was worked on at the Voting Information Project San Francisco Hackathon, held 28-29 March 2014: PollVault + VIP. Here is a description of the project: PollVault is the free central repository for all voter guides … Continue reading

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Kahvecioglu: Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources

Kerem Kahvecioglu, M.A., of Istanbul Bilgi University has posted Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources, at IALL.org. The post covers “primary legal information resources namely legislation, the official gazette and case law,” as well as treaties.

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Levine: Much legal data available through OpenPrism federated search tool for open data

Much legal data is available through Thomas Levine‘s OpenPrism federated search tool for open data repositories. See, for example, the search results for: Law Legislation HT @gletham

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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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