Category Archives: Grants

Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Land titling through mobile technology: Project of FrontlineSMS and Landesa, funded by large Google grant

A project led by FrontlineSMS and Landesa to enable citizens to obtain land titles via mobile phone in Odisha, India, has been funded through a $1.5 million Google Global Impact Award. Here is an excerpt of the announcement: [...] Landesa … Continue reading

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Grants for MOOC Research

Ann Priestley’s list of legal MOOCs now enables researchers in the legal community to identify a sizeable number of law-related MOOCs offered by several different providers, and to design studies of them. It so happens that the Gates Foundation is … Continue reading

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Applications invited: Grants for justice technology development: European Commission

Calls for proposals have been issued for action grants from the European Commission Directorate General Justice, in the areas of Criminal Justice and Civil Justice. A wide range of technology-related justice projects are eligible for funding under both programs. Submission … Continue reading

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Aaron Swartz Memorial Grants to further development of RECAP open law repository

On 3 February 2013 an additional $10,000 for the Aaron Swartz Memorial Grants — which fund the development of the RECAP project aimed at increasing public access to U.S. federal judicial information — were announced by Stephen Schultze of Princeton’s … Continue reading

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Katz and Knake’s ReInventLaw Laboratory Awarded $150,000 Grant by the Kauffman Foundation

The ReInventLaw Laboratory at Michigan State University College of Law — co-founded by Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz and Professor Renee Newman Knake — has received a $150,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation, according to a press release issued today … Continue reading

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Okamoto Wins NSF Grant to Develop Virtual Law Practice Platform to Train Law Students

Professor Karl Okamoto of Drexel University College of Law has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop a virtual law practice platform for use by law students learning practice skills, according to Dara McBride’s article, Drexel law professor … Continue reading

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