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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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Crowdlaw in Action Part 2: GovLab legal crowdsourcing online conference: Video, storify, and resources

A second online conference on crowdsourced lawmaking, entitled The GovLab Academy Presents: #Crowdlaw Session 2, was held 16 June 2014, using Google + Hangouts on Air. The conference was produced by GovLab: The Governance Lab @ NYU. The event is … Continue reading

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16 June 2014: GovLab legal crowdsourcing online conference: Crowdlaw in Action Part 2

A second online conference on crowdsourced lawmaking, entitled The GovLab Academy Presents: #Crowdlaw Session 2, will be held 16 June 2014, using Google + Hangouts on Air. The conference is produced by GovLab: The Governance Lab @ NYU. The event … Continue reading

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Crowdlaw: Online conference on legal crowdsourcing, organized by NYU GovLab, 2 June 2014: Video, storify, tweets, and resources

An online conference on crowdsourced lawmaking, entitled The GovLab Academy Presents CrowdLaw – An Online Unconference, was held 2 June 2014, using Google + Hangouts on Air. The conference was produced by GovLab: The Governance Lab @ NYU. Video of … Continue reading

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2 June 2014: Legal Crowdsourcing: Online conference organized by NYU GovLab

An online conference on crowdsourced lawmaking, entitled The GovLab Academy Presents CrowdLaw – An Online Unconference, will be held 2 June 2014, using Google + Hangouts on Air. The conference is produced by GovLab: The Governance Lab @ NYU. The … Continue reading

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Crowdsourced lawmaking begins in New York City, with OpenGov Foundation’s Madison platform

A project has been launched to crowdsource drafting and discussion of seven proposed ordinances in New York City, using the OpenGov Foundation’s Madison platform, according to an announcement from the foundation last week: NYC Councilmember Ben Kallos unlocks 7 key … Continue reading

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Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking: Conference, 28 May 2014: Links and resources

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking, a conference, is being held 28 May 2014 at Sciences Po in Paris. The conference is being organized by La Fabrique de la Loi (The Law Factory Project), … Continue reading

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New Legislative Crowdsourcing Platform in Washington, DC: MadisonDC

The OpenGov Foundation’s Project Madison legislative crowdsourcing system is now being used to enable the public to participate in drafting legislation of the District of Columbia in the U.S. — in a new crowdsourcing platform called MadisonDC – according to … Continue reading

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Legal technology at PoplusCon 2014

Some legal technologies were worked on and discussed at PoplusCon 2014, held 29-30 April 2014 in Santiago, Chile. Poplus is a set of free and open “software components that help civil society groups and campaigners launch powerful websites – anywhere … Continue reading

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