Category Archives: Online discussions

Tom Bruce: Online discussion of free access to law: Video, storify, and tweets

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) held an online discussion about free access to law, on 19 March 2014, on Google + Hangout. A video of the discussion is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgQDC__KnU0 Click here for a storify of the … Continue reading

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Hagan: Twitter chat on Law and Design, 11 February 2014: Storify and tweets

Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University led a Twitter chat on the topic, “Law and Design,” on 11 February 2014. The event was hosted by Stanford d.school. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #dchat Click here for a storify … Continue reading

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Online Discussion of Indian Supreme Court’s decision on section 377 IPC: Video, Tweets, and Resources

An online discussion of the Supreme Court of India’s decision on section 377 IPC was held 14 December 2013, on Google+, YouTube, and Twitter. The statute is here. The Court’s decision is here (the case is called Suresh Kumar Koushal … Continue reading

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Goyal: CBA Futures Twitter Chats on Law Practice, Technology, and Access to Justice

Monica N. Goyal, J.D., M.Sc., of Aluvion Law, recently led a series of Twitter chats on law practice innovation, as part of the Canadian Bar Association’s CBA Legal Futures Initiative. Two of these chats focused on legal technology: Technology and … Continue reading

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W3C Argumentation Community Group covers legal argumentation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) hosts a community group on argumentation, and legal argumentation is on their agenda, according to an announcement by Dr. Rinke Hoekstra at the Jurix Website. According to the announcement, the group: seeks to facilitate … Continue reading

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Glassmeyer: Free Law Users Group

Sarah Glassmeyer, JD, MLS, of CALI has launched Free Law Users Group, on the pbworks platform. Here is the description: This group is for sharing news and developments in the Free Law world. Primarily it will serve as a conduit … Continue reading

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New Discussion: Should Legal Informatics Technologies Be Open Source?

A new discussion of the question: Should Legal Informatics Technologies Be Open Source? is currently underway. The conversation was begun by Grant Vergottini of Xcential Group, with a new post at the Legix.info blog entitled To Go Open Source or … Continue reading

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Quora Discussion: Version Control for Legislation

An interesting discussion of version control for legislation in digital formats took place this past week on Quora. Ari Hershowitz of Tabulaw began the discussion. Contributors to the discussion included Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute, Marci Harris of … Continue reading

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