Tag Archives: Citizen participation in lawmaking

Vergottini on the International Meeting: Achieving Greater Transparency in Legislatures thru Open Document Standards

Grant Vergottini of Xcential Group has posted International Meeting on Transparency and the use of Open Document Standards, at his Legix.info blog. The post describes Mr. Vergottini’s experience attending last week’s International Meeting: Achieving Greater Transparency in Legislatures thru Open … Continue reading

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New UK eParticipation Effort: Top Direct.gov.uk ePetitions to Become Legislation

In 2011, the most popular citizen-created petitions on the Direct.gov.uk Website will be drafted as legislation in the UK Parliament, and petitions receiving a certain level of support will be guaranteed a debate in the House of Commons, according to … Continue reading

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Holley on Public Participation, Environmental Law and New Governance

Dr. Cameron Holley of the Australian National University Climate and Environmental Governance Network has published Public Participation, Environmental Law and New Governance: Lessons for Designing Inclusive and Representative Participatory Processes, 27 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 360-391 (2010) (Issue No. … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Hall on Electronic Voting and Direct Democracy

Dr. Joseph Lorenzo Hall of the UC Berkeley School of Information and the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy has posted Electronic Voting and Direct Democracy, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law … Continue reading

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What Do Citizen Lawmakers Need to Know?

My new post on Slaw is entitled What Do Citizen Lawmakers Need to Know? The post explores the information needs of nonlawyer citizens who are engaged in online lawmaking, in contexts such as eRulemaking, eConsultation respecting proposed legislation or regulations, … Continue reading

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Stromer-Galley et al. on Deliberative e-Rulemaking Decision Facilitation: Challenges to Enacting Real World Deliberation

Professor Dr. Jennifer Stromer-Galley of the University of Albany Department of Communication, Professor Dr. Peter Muhlberger of the Texas Tech University Center of Communications Research, and Nick Webb of the University at Albany Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, … Continue reading

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