Category Archives: Technology developments

Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transactions

Land Matrix is a free and open database of large land transaction data, with visualization tools. Land Matrix is operated by a group of organizations including International Land Coalition and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut … Continue reading

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Ceci: The Role of Argumentation Theory in the Logics of Judgements

Marcello Ceci of University College Cork has published The Role of Argumentation Theory in the Logics of Judgements, in Michał Araszkiewic et al. (Eds.), Problems of Normativity, Rules and Rule-Following (Springer 2015). Click here to access some portions of the … 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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Orozco: Democratizing the Law: Legal Crowdsourcing

David Orozco of Florida State University has posted Democratizing the Law: Legal Crowdsourcing (Lawsourcing) as a Means to Achieve Legal, Regulatory and Policy Objectives, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article defines the emergent practice of lawsourcing, which is … Continue reading

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MIT Legal PrototypeJam, 14-16 November 2014, Boston, Massachusetts

MIT Legal PrototypeJam is scheduled to be held 14-16 November 2014, at District Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the event’s Webpage and blog: The MIT Human Dynamics Lab, in collaboration with LawGives, … Continue reading

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USC Legal Tech Startup Weekend, November 7-9, 2014, Los Angeles: Results, links, and resources

USC Legal Tech Startup Weekend was held 7-9 November 2014 at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, California, USA. Results of the event — consisting of four projects, including three winners — are described … Continue reading

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