Category Archives: Projects

MIT Legal PrototypeJam, 14-16 November 2014, Boston, Massachusetts: Links and resources

MIT Legal PrototypeJam is being held 14-16 November 2014, at District Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The Webpage for the event is at: https://ecitizen.mit.edu/prototypejam The blog for the event is at: http://prototypejam.wordpress.com/ Projects worked on at the event are listed … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Hackathons, Hacking, Images, Projects, Prototype, Software, Storify, Technology developments, Technology tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

UK Parliament Hackathon 2014: Results, links, and resources

UK Parliament Hack 2014, called Accountability Hack, was held 8-9 November 2014 at the National Audit Office in London. Results of the event, consisting of 19 projects, are listed at: http://hacks.rewiredstate.org/events/acchack14 Click here for Tracy Green’s announcement of the event … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Hackathons, Hacking, Projects, Technology developments, Technology tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Parelon: New legislative crowdsourcing platform for Lazio, Italy

Parelon is a new online legislative system of Regional Council of Lazio, Italy, that permits crowdsourcing of legislative drafting. Parelon is the subject of a new article in Wired Italy: Guido Romeo: Ecco Parelon, il parlamento elettronico è operativo in … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Projects, Technology developments, Technology tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Calls for participation, Legal defense funds, Policy debates, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Applications, Policy debates, Projects, Technology developments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gunst and Lai: LawGives is crowdsourcing the writing of a legal guide to Bitcoin

Pieter Gunst and Tony Lai of LawGives announced last week that LawGives is crowdsourcing the writing of a legal guide to Bitcoin: Help us open-source Bitcoin Law. Here is an excerpt from the announcement: […] We’re also huge Bitcoin enthusiasts, … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Calls for participation, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment