Tag Archives: Constitutional law information systems

Legal informatics papers at CeDEM 14

Several papers on legal informatics were presented at CeDEM 14: International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2014, held 21-23 May 2014 at Danube University Krems, in Krems, Austria: Guido Boella, Llio Humpreys, Robert Muthuri, and Leendert van der Torre: … Continue reading

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Law-related semi-finalists for Knight News Challenge 2014

Several law-related projects have been selected as semifinalists in the 2014 Knight News Challenge: Mary Hodder: Open Notice & Consent Receipts (by the Open Notice.org) Keerti Nagappa et al.: An interactive online India-focused portal which will track, discuss & analyze … Continue reading

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Deely and Nesh-Nash: my.con: An Online Constitution-Making Platform

Dr. Sean Deely of the University of York and Tarik Nesh-Nash, M.S., of Software Centre, presented a paper entitled The Future of Democratic Participation: my.con: An Online Constitution Making Platform, at CROWD 2014: Sintelnet WG5 Workshop: Crowd Intelligence: Foundations, Methods, … Continue reading

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Dodson and Starger: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading: Article and Video

Professor Scott Dodson of the University of California Hastings and Profesor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore have published Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, Federal Courts Law Review, 7, 275-284 (2014). The article, and the video on which … Continue reading

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Katz and Schneider on Ethereum and legal applications of blockchain technology

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory has posted Ethereum – A Revolutionary New Platform for Applications (including Computable Contracts), at Computational Legal Studies. Dan’s post links to the Website of the Ethereum … Continue reading

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Starger and Dodson: Video: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, using SCOTUS Mapper Software

[Update: The authors have published a paper based on the video presentation: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, 7 Federal Courts Law Review 275 (2014), and have made the paper available on SSRN. HT @colinstarger] Profesor Colin Starger of the … Continue reading

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Legal technology and communication submissions to Knight News Challenge 2014

Many proposals concerning legal technology or legal communication have been submitted to the 2014 Knight News Challenge: (If you know of others, please feel free to identify them in the comments to this post) Craig Aaron: TechDefender. Your tech. Your … Continue reading

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Citizens’ participation in lawmaking a focus of Participedia ’s 2013 Year in Review

Citizens’ participation in lawmaking is a focus of Michael MacKenzie, Tim Glynn-Burke, and Professor Dr. Archon Fung‘s new post, Innovations in Participation, 2013: Participedia’s Year in Review, at Challenges to Democracy, published by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for … Continue reading

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Dodson and Starger: FRCP 8 Pleading: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine 1957-2011

Professor Scott Dodson of University of California Hastings and Professor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore have posted FRCP 8 Pleading: Supreme Court Doctrine 1957-2011. Here is the abstract: Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal are … Continue reading

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Starger: Visualizing SCOTUS Doctrine II – Dissents and Competing Traditions

Professor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has posted Visualizing SCOTUS Doctrine II – Dissents and Competing Traditions, at PrawfsBlawg. Here are excerpts from the post: In my last post, I introduced the SCOTUS Mapping Project and explained the … Continue reading

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