Category Archives: Policy debates

Morozov on algorithmic regulation

There seems to be much discussion of Evgeny Morozov’s new op-ed article on algorithmic regulation, entitled The rise of data and the death of politics, The Guardian / The Observer, 19 July 2014. The conclusion: Algorithmic regulation, whatever its immediate … Continue reading

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Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice Conference, 17-19 July 2014: Storify and resources

A conference entitled Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice, was held 17-19 July 2014 at the University of Missouri Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The conference was sponsored by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of … Continue reading

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Free Law Founders: New group promotes free access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking

Free Law Founders — a new organization promoting free online access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking — has launched. Here is a description of the group, from the group’s Website: Citizens, technologists and public officials working together to … Continue reading

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Zhang: Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities

Xiaomeng Zhang, J.D., M.S.I., M.A., of the University of Michigan has published Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Legal Information Management, 14, 132-142 (2014). Here is the abstract: Despite a lack of a national legislation … Continue reading

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Maharg: Emergent educational designs and distributed autonomous organisations

Professor Dr. Paul Maharg of Australian National University has posted Emergent educational designs and distributed autonomous organisations, at his blog. The post begins with comments on Kate Galloway, LL.M.‘s earlier post: Legal education in a digital context. Professor Maharg’s post … Continue reading

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Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2014, 25-27 June: Links and resources

Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2014 is being held 25-27 June 2014 at UC Hastings Law School and Stanford Law School in San Francisco and Stanford, California, USA. The conference Website is at: http://www.odr2014.org/ The conference agenda is available at: http://www.odr2014.org/agenda/Continue reading

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Johnson: Ethereum contracts as legal contracts

Attorney Tom Johnson has posted a video entitled Ethereum contracts as legal contracts, as part of the EtherCasts video series on YouTube. The video is the subject of a new post by Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz at Computational Legal … Continue reading

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ReInvent Law London 2014: Storify, tweets, and resources

ReInvent Law London 2014, a conference featuring presentations on "law + technology + innovation + entrepreneurship," was held 20 June 2014, at the University of Westminster Law School in London. The conference was organized by Professor Renee Newman Knake of … Continue reading

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Margaret Hagan: Law and Design: A CBA Futures Chat: Storify, tweets, and resources

Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University led an online chat on the topic, Law and Design, on Twitter on 17 June 2014, as part of the Canadian Bar Association’s CBA Futures Initiative. Blog posts by Margaret Hagan describing the event … Continue reading

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