Tag Archives: eparticipation

Webcast of event: European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building Up Success, 15 April 2014

A live webcast is available of today’s event on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building up success, taking place 15 April 2014 in Brussels. The European Citizens’ Initiative is the European Union’s online direct democracy … Continue reading

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Hagan: Report on Legislative Design Roundtable, for OpenGov Foundation

Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has posted a report on a legislative design roundtable that she and Dr. Ron Dolin of the Program for Legal Tech and Design held for the OpenGov Foundation in early March 2014. Here are … Continue reading

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Audio and video available of radio program on D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government

Traci Hughes, Seamus Kraft, Joshua Tauberer, and V. David Zvenyach were guests on a radio program entitled D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?, hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, on 24 March 2014, on WAMU in Washington, DC. Video of the program … Continue reading

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Kraft: DC Decoded beta launched by OpenGov Foundation

DC Decoded, a free-access-to-law and e-participation service for the District of Columbia, has been launched in beta by the OpenGov Foundation, according to an announcement this week by Seamus Kraft of the foundation. DC Decoded is an implementation of Waldo … Continue reading

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Epstein et al.: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in e-rulemaking

Dmitry Epstein, Mary Newhart, and Rebecca Vernon have published Not by technology alone: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in policymaking, forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly. Here is the abstract: Between Twitter revolutions and Facebook elections, there is a … 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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Kraft: OpenGov Foundation opens AmericaDecoded.org: Portal to all of the State Decoded sites

The OpenGov Foundation has announced that it has opened a new portal to all of the State Decoded free-access-to-law and e-participation sites: AmericaDecoded.org. The Foundation has posted a video describing AmericaDecoded.org. The State Decoded is Waldo Jaquith‘s free and open … Continue reading

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