Tag Archives: Daniel Schuman

Panel on Lawmaking in the Open, 4 April 2014, Washington, DC

A panel entitled Lawmaking in the Open is scheduled to be held in Washington, DC, 4 April 2014. The event is hosted by the Congressional Data Coalition and sponsored by the R Street Institute and CREW. Here is a description … Continue reading

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Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … 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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Rossi on Crowdsourced Legislation in Finland

Aleksi Rossi of Avoin ministeriö gave a presentation about Finland’s crowdsourced legislation system, on 28 June 2013 at the Open Data Institute in London. Audio and slides of the presentation are now available. Here is the description of the presentation: … Continue reading

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May 22: House Legislative Data and Transparency Conference 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives will hold its second Legislative Data and Transparency Conference, 22 May 2013, in Washington, DC. Click here for the conference agenda. Click here for live video of the conference. The Twitter hashtag for the conference … Continue reading

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Schuman: U.S. House Convenes Second Public Meeting on Legislative Bulk Data

Daniel Schuman, Esq., of the Sunlight Foundation has posted House Convenes Second Public Meeting on Legislative Bulk Data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here is an excerpt: On January 30th, the House of Representatives held a public meeting on its … Continue reading

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Schuman: Finland Experiments With Citizen-Introduced Legislation

Daniel Schuman, Esq., of the Sunlight Foundation has posted Finland Experiments With Citizen-Introduced Legislation, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. The post describes Finland’s new Open Ministry e-petition system and compares it to e-petition systems in the U.S. and Germany. Click … Continue reading

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