Category Archives: Software

ParliamentICT: Prototypes of new legislative drafting software

Videos of three new legislative drafting software applications have been posted on the ParliamentICT channel: Legislative drafting application Wireframe of legislative drafting application Amending legislation application The legislative drafting and wireframe application videos bear the name of Matt Lynch. The … Continue reading

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Starger and Dodson: Video: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, using SCOTUS Mapper Software

Profesor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore and Professor Scott Dodson of the University of California Hastings have posted a new video entitled Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading. The video demonstrates the use of Colin Starger’s SCOTUS Mapper … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … Continue reading

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Mitchell: New version 7.0 of ClinicCases released: Open source legal case management system

Professor R. Judson Mitchell of Loyola University New Orleans has released version 7.0 of his ClinicCases open source case management system. Judson says this new version “adds support for locking and unlocking ClinicCases Documents, so that users may collaborate on … Continue reading

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Mill, Tauberer, and Willis: New site for The unitedstates Project

Eric Mill, Joshua Tauberer, and Derek Willis announced last week a new site for The unitedstates Project: http://theunitedstates.io/ The site covers: congress-legislators: Detailed data on members of Congress, past and present. congress: Scrapers and parsers for the work of Congress, … Continue reading

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Mill: the unitedstates project: A Modern Approach to Open Data

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation has posted A Modern Approach to Open Data, at Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Last year, a group of us who work daily with open government data — Josh Tauberer … Continue reading

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Curtotti et al.: Software Tools for the Visualization of Definition Networks in Legal Contracts

Michael Curtotti, LL.M., LL.B. and Dr. Eric McCreath, both of Australian National University, and Dr. Srinivas Sridharan of the University of California, San Diego, have posted a paper entitled Software Tools for the Visualization of Definition Networks in Legal Contracts, … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito: Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInventLaw Lab, and Michael James Bommarito II of Bommarito Consulting, have posted a draft paper entitled Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code. Here is the … Continue reading

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Jaquith: New version of The State Decoded released

Waldo Jaquith has released a new version 0.7 of The State Decoded, his free-access-to-law and e-participation platform for U.S. states. Click here for the code for the new release, on GitHub. Here’s Waldo’s description of the new features: There’s now … Continue reading

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