Category Archives: Projects

Hagan: Applications invited for: Access to Justice Design Sprint

Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has posted Access to Justice Design Sprint, at the Program for Legal Tech + Design. Here are excerpts from the post: Are you a User Experience or Interface designer with an interest in public service? … Continue reading

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EUCases project workshop: Towards Linked Legal Open Data in Europe, Turin, 16 June 2014: Slides, links, and resources

A workshop entitled Towards Linked Legal Open Data in Europe was held 16 June 2014 at the University of Turin, Campus Luigi Einaudi. The event was organized by the EUCases Project, which aims to “develop a unique pan-European law and … Continue reading

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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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