Category Archives: Hackathons

Legal Informatics Conference Calendar: Updated as of April 2014

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on … 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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Passera: Reports on Legal Design Jams in Milan, February 2014

Stefania Passera of Aalto University has posted reports on two legal design jams that she co-organized with Giogio Trono in February 2014 in Milan: Legal Design Jam with Domus Academy students @THINGS Milano: Report Legal Design Jam @Talent Garden Milano: … Continue reading

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Legal technology projects worked on at UX Sprint for Security and Privacy Tools, 1-2 March 2014

At least two legal technology projects were worked on at UX Sprint for Security & Privacy Tools, organized by OpenITP, 1-2 March 2014 in San Francisco. Two legal technology projects scheduled to be worked on at the event were: Martus … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects being worked on at Open Data Day 2014

Several legal data sets and projects are being worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), being held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main … Continue reading

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MIT Media Lab: Computational Legal Science research, and Legal Clinic

[Update as of 18 February 2014: I've added a new post providing more information about Computational Legal Science research at MIT Media Lab.] Dazza Greenwood, JD, of MIT Media Lab, writes on his Website that his “2013/2014 academic year research … Continue reading

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Legal Design Jams in Milan, 10-11 February 2014: Storify, tweets, and resources

Two legal design jams were held in Milan, 10-11 February 2014. Stefania Passera and Giorgio Trono organized the events. The events were: Legal Design Jam at Domus Academy, “especially for students,” 10 February 2014, at which the focus was creating … Continue reading

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Data Privacy Legal Hackathon, 8-9 February 2014: Results, storify, tweets, and resources

A Data Privacy Legal Hackathon was held 8-9 February 2014, in Brooklyn, NY, San Francisco, London, and online. Click here for a list of projects worked on at all locations. Click here for a video of the presentations of projects … Continue reading

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