Category Archives: Technology tools

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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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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July 12: AALL Hackathon: Building the Information Future, San Antonio

American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) Hackathon: Building the Information Future, is being held 12 July 2014 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Datasets, project ideas, and discussion regarding the event are available at: Law Librarians Hack the Law. The Twitter … 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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