Tag Archives: Ben Balter

5 October 2013: DC Legal Hackathon: Links and Resources

DC Legal Hackers’ First Legal Hackathon is being held 5 October 2013 at the Fastcase offices in Washington, DC, USA. The event is organized by DC Legal Hackers (Twitter account: @DCLegalHackers). The Twitter hashtag for the hackathon is #legalhack Click … Continue reading

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dat for legal data

Developer Max Ogden is building a new set of tools for dealing with open data, called dat. dat seems appropriate for legal data. Ogden describes dat as “a new initiative that seeks to increase the traction of the open data … Continue reading

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White House publishes Open Data Policy memorandum on GitHub, enabling eParticipation

Among the interesting features of the White House’s new Open Data Policy is that the memorandum that provides policy guidance to agencies in complying with the policy (M-13-13) was published on GitHub, using GitHub’s “Pages” service — see the White … Continue reading

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Kuhlman: legal-markdown Ruby gem

Casey Kuhlman, Esq., of Watershed Legal Services has posted legal-markdown to GitHub. Here are excerpts from the readme: This gem was built specifically to empower the creation of structured legal documents using markdown, and a markdown renderer. This gem acts … Continue reading

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