Category Archives: Projects

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

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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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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

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African Mining Legislation Atlas Project: Pilot Launch

African Mining Legislation Atlas Project: Pilot Launch is scheduled to be held 20 October 2014 in Washington, DC, as part of Law, Justice, and Development Week 2014. Click here for a detailed summary of the African Mining Legislation Atlas Project. … Continue reading

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Sheridan: Big Ideas: Big Data for Law

Audio has been posted of John Sheridan‘s recent presentation entitled Big Ideas: Big Data for Law. Here is a description from the Website: Big data is big news. Did you know an estimated 90 per cent of the world’s data … Continue reading

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