Category Archives: Data sets

Le Hackie Awards 2014: DC Legal Hackers honor leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community

Le Hackie Awards 2014 — an event, organized by DC Legal Hackers, that honored leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community — were held 3 December 2014 in Washington, DC, USA. One Twitter hashtag for the event was #legalhack … Continue reading

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The Constitute Project: Comparative constitutional linked data for display, download, and analysis

The Constitute Project is a database of comparative national constitutions, with an interface enabling comparison of provisions, and Linked Data available for querying or for download. In addition to display of comparative data through the user interface, the system enables … Continue reading

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Smith and Heath: Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK

Amanda Smith and Tom Heath of the UK Open Data Institute have published Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK, JeDEM, 6(1), 87-96 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this paper we describe the evolution … Continue reading

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The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resources

The Good Law Hackathon is being held 22 November 2014 at the UK Ministry of Justice in London. I think John Sheridan of The National Archives is organizing the event. The event appears to be associated with the UK Government’s … Continue reading

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Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transactions

Land Matrix is a free and open database of large land transaction data, with visualization tools. Land Matrix is operated by a group of organizations including International Land Coalition and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut … Continue reading

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Storify: Twitter Chat on Analyzing and Visualizing Parliamentary Data

A Twitter chat on the topic Best Practices for Analyzing and Visualizing Parliamentary Data was held 23 September 2014. The event was organized by the Legislative Openness Working Group of the Open Government Partnership, as part of Global Legislative Openness … Continue reading

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Twitter Chat on Open Legislative Data, September 19, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern

A Twitter chat on the topic, “how to open your state and local legislature with open-source software, open data, and the help of the Free Law Founders,” is being held 19 September 2014, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, … Continue reading

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