Tag Archives: Eric Mill

Mill: Following the FISA Court: New Website, New Data

Eric Mill has posted Following the FISA Court: New Website, New Data, at his blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Short version: The FISA Court has a new website, and @FISACourt is way smarter because I’m turning their entire … Continue reading

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DC Code Reunion Hackathon 2014: Results, storify, tweets, and resources

The DC Code Reunion Hackathon was held May 10, 2014, at Mapbox Garage in Washington, DC, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the registration page: In 2013, @tmcw organized a killer hackathon for the DC Code. At … Continue reading

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DC Code Reunion Hackathon, May 10, 2014, Washington, DC

The DC Code Reunion Hackathon is being held May 10, 2014, at Mapbox Garage in Washington, DC, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the registration page: In 2013, @tmcw organized a killer hackathon for the DC Code. … Continue reading

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Mill, Carbaugh, and Ngai build new legislative bill tracking system using IFTTT, at Sunlight Foundation

Eric Mill and colleagues at the Sunlight Foundation have announced a new method of tracking U.S. federal legislative bills, using a new channel at If This Then That. The channel is described in a new post by Jeremy Carbaugh at … Continue reading

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Congressional Data Coalition

The Congressional Data Coalition is a new organization advocating for greater public access to U.S. federal legislative information. The group’s Website is at: http://congressionaldata.org/ The group has a Twitter account at @congressdata The group’s blog is at: http://congressionaldata.org/learn-more/blog/ Here is … Continue reading

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Mill: New alert service for U.S. federal court decisions, through Scout

A new, free, alert service for U.S. federal court decisions is now available through Scout, developed by Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation. The service uses data from the CourtListener API, produced by Professor Dr. Brian Carver and Michael Lissner … Continue reading

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Sunlight Foundation Acquires OpenCongress

The Sunlight Foundation announced on 29 October 2013 that it had acquired OpenCongress, the free-access-to-law and eparticipation service, from the Participatory Politics Foundation. Tom Lee of the Sunlight Foundation says that the principal Sunlight Foundation personnel working on OpenCongress are … Continue reading

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Mill, Tauberer, and Willis: New site for The unitedstates Project

Eric Mill, Joshua Tauberer, and Derek Willis announced last week a new site for The unitedstates Project: http://theunitedstates.io/ The site covers: congress-legislators: Detailed data on members of Congress, past and present. congress: Scrapers and parsers for the work of Congress, … Continue reading

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