Category Archives: Policy debates

Launch of Open Law / Le droit ouvert, 30-31 October 2014, Paris: Links and resources

The launch of Open Law / Le droit ouvert, “un programme de cocréation juridique,” is being held 30-31 October 2014 at the Open World Forum 2014 in Paris. The event was organized by the Open World Forum (OWF), la Direction … Continue reading

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Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent: Conference: Storify, links, and resources

Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent: 404/File Not Found, a conference, was held 24 October 2014 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA. The conference Website and program are available at: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/404/ One Twitter hashtag … Continue reading

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Katz: The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century

Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century, forthcoming in University of Illinois Law Review. Here is a portion of the abstract, from Dan’s post … Continue reading

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Legal technology panels accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive

At least four legal technology panels appear to have been accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive, scheduled to be held 13-17 March 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA: Nicole Bradick and Noah Waisberg: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? Jameson Dempsey, … Continue reading

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Hwang: The Legal Innovation Defense Fund

Tim Hwang of the Data and Society Institute invites participation in a new project: The Legal Innovation Defense (LID) Fund, described in a new post at Robot Robot and Hwang. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Today, I want … Continue reading

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Salamanca and van Eechoud: Open Legal Data for Europe: Report on LAPSI-openlaws workshop

Olivia Salamanca and Mireille van Eechoud have posted Open Legal Data for Europe, a report on a workshop organized by openlaws.eu and LAPSI, at the University of Amsterdam, 4 September 2014. Here is a description of the report, from a … Continue reading

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Shcherbak: Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming

Sergii Shcherbak of Stockholm University has posted a paper entitled Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this paper, the complex nature of relations between law and cyberspace, and … Continue reading

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