Tag Archives: Bulk access to legal data

Carver: It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project

Professor Brian W. Carver of the University of California, Berkeley gave a presentation entitled It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project, 16 January 2014, at Stanford Law School. The event was co-sponsored … Continue reading

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U.S. House Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force report for 2012 is published

The U.S. House Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force report of activities for 2012 (which begins on page 679) has been published. [Click here to access the report by itself. HT Eric Mill] The report in part responds to recommendations … Continue reading

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U.S. GPO releases House bills in bulk XML

Today the U.S. Government Printing Office has begun making U.S. House of Representatives’ legislative bills available for bulk download in XML, at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/bulkdata/BILLS Currently, only bills from the current Congress are included. The user guide provides more details about the … Continue reading

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Schuman: 30 Organizations Urge Congress to Improve Public Access to Legislative Information

Daniel Schuman of Sunlight Foundation has posted Improve Public Access to Legislative Information, on the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here is a summary of the post: Today [i.e., 10 April 2012,] 30 organizations from across the political spectrum joined together to … Continue reading

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Sunlight and Tauberer Lobby Congress to Provide Public Bulk Access to THOMAS Legislative Data

This week, the Sunlight Foundation and Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack announced that they would lobby Congress to provide free, public bulk access to the legislative data that is available through THOMAS . Click here for the Sunlight Foundation post. … Continue reading

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