Category Archives: Projects

Hagan and Kimbro: Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers

Margaret Hagan has a new post about her and Stephanie Kimbro‘s project: The Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers. Here are excerpts from the post: I’ve been working alongside Steph Kimbro to do some scoping & … Continue reading

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ZoningCheck: Zoning regulation lookup service

ZoningCheck, an online zoning regulation lookup service, has been launched by OpenCounter. Here is a description, from the service’s About page: ZoningCheck is a zoning lookup tool that helps business owners, real estate developers, and interested citizens quickly understand the … 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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Reiling: The eKantonrechter: Direct digital court access for citizens

Senior Judge Dory Reiling, Ph.D., of the Amsterdam District Court has posted The eKantonrechter: Direct digital court access for citizens, at Technology for Justice. Here are excerpts from the post: The Netherlands judiciary recently completed a digital procedure for everyday … Continue reading

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de Montjoye et al.: openPDS: Protecting the Privacy of Metadata through SafeAnswers

Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Erez Shmueli, Samuel S. Wang, and Alex Sandy Pentland, have published openPDS: Protecting the Privacy of Metadata through SafeAnswers, PLOS ONE, 9(7), e98790 (2014), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098790 Here is the abstract: The rise of smartphones and web services made … Continue reading

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Stanford Computable Contracts Initiative

The Stanford Computable Contracts Initiative — a project of CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics — is apparently scheduled to launch soon, though the precise date has not been announced. The initiative is led by Harm Bavinck of Effacts. … Continue reading

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Passera: Report on the Legal Design Jam at KU Leuven, April 2014

Stefania Passera of Aalto University has posted a report on the Legal Design Jam held at KU Leuven, 4 April 2014. Here are excerpts from the post: The first Belgian Legal Design Jam has been organized on 4th April, in … Continue reading

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Regards Citoyens: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

Regards Citoyens — a French parliamentary monitoring organization — has posted How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Initiated in 2011, the Law Factory project … Continue reading

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Hagan: The Guardianship Navigator Project

Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has posted The Guardianship Navigator Project at the blog of the Program for Legal Tech + Design. Here are excerpts from the post: Welcome to the project page for the Guardianship Navigator Project. We … Continue reading

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