Category Archives: Technology tools

Hagan and Kimbro: Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers

Margaret Hagan has a new post about her and Stephanie Kimbro‘s project: The Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers. Here are excerpts from the post: I’ve been working alongside Steph Kimbro to do some scoping & … Continue reading

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Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resources

Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014 was held 16-18 May 2014, with an award ceremony on 24 July 2014, at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event Website, which includes the program, participant descriptions, and links to data sets, … Continue reading

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ZoningCheck: Zoning regulation lookup service

ZoningCheck, an online zoning regulation lookup service, has been launched by OpenCounter. Here is a description, from the service’s About page: ZoningCheck is a zoning lookup tool that helps business owners, real estate developers, and interested citizens quickly understand the … 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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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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