Category Archives: Projects

Carmel: A project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large

Joe Carmel has posted a description of a new project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large, and a call to participate in that project: US Statutes at Large: Essential to understanding our laws and legislative … Continue reading

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Legal technology projects at LawWithoutWalls 2014 Conposium, 12-13 April

A number of legal technology projects are scheduled to be presented at the LawWithoutWalls 2014 Conposium, taking place 12-13 April 2014 at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. The event Website is at http://www.lawwithoutwalls.org/conposium Click here for … Continue reading

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Project to create free and open online version of New York City Legal Code

[Update on 18 April 2014: Video of the meeting has been posted.] Dazza Greenwood of MIT Media Lab, the MIT computational legal science research group, New York City Council Member Ben Kallos, and Thom Neale say they have begun a … Continue reading

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CanLII Connects: Free public access to commentary on Canadian court decisions

CanLII Connects has launched. CanLII Connects, developed by the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), provides free public “access [to] high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.” CanLII Connects has a tumblr and a Twitter account: @CanLIIConnects Here is a description … Continue reading

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Legal project at Voting Information Project San Francisco Hackathon

At least one law-related project was worked on at the Voting Information Project San Francisco Hackathon, held 28-29 March 2014: PollVault + VIP. Here is a description of the project: PollVault is the free central repository for all voter guides … Continue reading

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Audio and video available of radio program on D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government

Traci Hughes, Seamus Kraft, Joshua Tauberer, and V. David Zvenyach were guests on a radio program entitled D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?, hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, on 24 March 2014, on WAMU in Washington, DC. Video of the program … Continue reading

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Kraft: DC Decoded beta launched by OpenGov Foundation

DC Decoded, a free-access-to-law and e-participation service for the District of Columbia, has been launched in beta by the OpenGov Foundation, according to an announcement this week by Seamus Kraft of the foundation. DC Decoded is an implementation of Waldo … Continue reading

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Taylor: Building a Legal Research Ontology

Amy Taylor, JD, MLIS, of American University, has posted Building a Legal Research Ontology, at VoxPopuLII. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] I further narrowed the focus of the ontology to what we teach 1Ls in basic legal research. … Continue reading

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