Category Archives: Software

Le Hackie Awards 2014: DC Legal Hackers honor leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community

Le Hackie Awards 2014 — an event, organized by DC Legal Hackers, that honored leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community — were held 3 December 2014 in Washington, DC, USA. One Twitter hashtag for the event was #legalhack … Continue reading

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Colarusso: Beta release of new programming language for lawyers: QnA Markup; Comments welcome

David Colarusso of Public Counsel Services has released a beta version of a new programming language for lawyers, called QnA Markup, and he welcomes comments on it. The project’s Website is at: http://www.qnamarkup.org/ The code is available at: https://github.com/colarusso/QnAMarkup The … Continue reading

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MIT Legal PrototypeJam, 14-16 November 2014, Boston, Massachusetts: Links and resources

MIT Legal PrototypeJam is being held 14-16 November 2014, at District Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The Webpage for the event is at: https://ecitizen.mit.edu/prototypejam The blog for the event is at: http://prototypejam.wordpress.com/ Projects worked on at the event are listed … Continue reading

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Starger: New version 2.0 of SCOTUS Mapper software

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has released a new version 2.0 of his SCOTUS Mapper software, which visualizes traditions of U.S. federal judicial doctrine. Here are excerpts from the announcement: […] The latest version of this doctrinal mapping … Continue reading

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Code the Deal: Legal Transactional Hackathon: Results, storify, links, and resources

Code the Deal, a legal transactional hackathon, was held 19-21 September 2014, in New York City. The event was organized by Legal Hackers and Nixon Peabody. Click here for descriptions of projects worked on at the event. Twitter hashtags for … Continue reading

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Katz, Bommarito, and Blackman: Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach

Daniel Martin Katz, Michael Bommarito, and Josh Blackman have posted a working paper entitled Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach. Here is the abstract: Building upon developments in theoretical and applied machine … Continue reading

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