Category Archives: Technology developments

Morozov on algorithmic regulation

There seems to be much discussion of Evgeny Morozov’s new op-ed article on algorithmic regulation, entitled The rise of data and the death of politics, The Guardian / The Observer, 19 July 2014. The conclusion: Algorithmic regulation, whatever its immediate … Continue reading

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Colbran et al.: The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential

Stephen Colbran, Anthony Gilding, and Samuel Colbran have published The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential, European Journal of Law and Technology, 5(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: This article describes, evaluates and reflects upon the … Continue reading

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Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice Conference, 17-19 July 2014: Storify and resources

A conference entitled Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice, was held 17-19 July 2014 at the University of Missouri Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The conference was sponsored by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of … 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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Vogel and Schrecklinger: Retrospective Digitisation of Legal Sources in Germany

Ivo Vogel and Elisabeth Schrecklinger, both of Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, have published Retrospective Digitisation of Legal Sources in Germany, Legal Information Management, 14, 105-109 (2014). Here is the abstract: This article … deals with the efforts of German libraries to … Continue reading

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AALL Hackathon 2014: Some results

Results of at least two projects from the American Association of Law Libraries’ Hackathon 2014 have been posted: PROXYsearch, developed by Eve Ross and colleagues: Description: a single search template for the South Carolina Judicial Department’s website Code: https://github.com/PROXYsearch/PROXYsearch Wiki: … Continue reading

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Open Data Control Legal Hackathon, 12-13 July 2014: Video, links, and resources

Open Data Control: Convergence: Legal Hackathon for Data Control, was held 12-13 July 2014, in Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and online. The event was hosted by Open Notice, and was collocated with OKFestival 2014. The Website for … 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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Open Data Control Legal Hackathon, 12-13 July 2014: Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and online: Links and resources

Open Data Control: Convergence: Legal Hackathon for Data Control, is being held 12-13 July 2014, in Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and online. The event is hosted by Open Notice, and is collocated with OKFestival 2014. The Website … Continue reading

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