Category Archives: Policy debates

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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Maharg: Technology in legal ethics scholarship and education

Paul Maharg of Australian National University has posted slides of a presentation entitled The wrong story: legal education, ethics and shared space regulation, given recently at the University of Denver College of Law in Denver, Colorado, USA. The presentation covers, … Continue reading

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GLOW 2014: Global Legislative Openness Week, 15-25 September 2014

GLOW 2014: Global Legislative Openness Week, is being held 15-25 September 2014 at many locations around the world, and online. Here is a description of the event, from the FAQ: GLOW is a celebration of open, participatory legislative processes around … Continue reading

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Panel: Public Access to Law in a Rapidly Changing World, September 22, 2014, Washington, DC

A panel entitled Bringing Law into the Light: Public Access to Law in a Rapidly Changing World is scheduled to be held 22 September 2014 in Washington, DC. The event is organized by the Advisory Committee on Transparency. Here is … Continue reading

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Zvenyach: The New Codification Movement

V. David Zvenyach gave a presentation entitled The New Codification Movement, 11 September 2014 for the MIT Legal Physics Research Team, led by Dazza Greenwood. Here are selected notes about the presentation, from the hackpad for the event, written by … Continue reading

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UnBlight Unconference 2014: Storify, links, and resources

UnBlight — “an unconference exploring technology, property data and community revitalization” — was held 14-15 August 2014 in Macon, Georgia, USA. The event was hosted by Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism and the Sunlight Foundation, and was funded by … Continue reading

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Katz on Preparing law students for a technology-intensive environment

Audio has been posted of Daniel Martin Katz‘s interview on WNYC’s radio program, The Takeaway, with John Hockenberry: The Takeaway Job Fair: So You Want To Be a Lawyer? Here is a description of the interview, from the program’s Website: … Continue reading

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