Tag Archives: Eric Mill

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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5 October 2013: DC Legal Hackathon: Links and Resources

DC Legal Hackers’ First Legal Hackathon is being held 5 October 2013 at the Fastcase offices in Washington, DC, USA. The event is organized by DC Legal Hackers (Twitter account: @DCLegalHackers). The Twitter hashtag for the hackathon is #legalhack Click … Continue reading

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Tauberer et al.: Open Government Data: Best-Practices Language for Making Data “License-Free,” Including Primary Legal Resources

Joshua Tauberer, Eric Mill, Jonathan Gray, Ellen Miller, and Joseph Lorenzo Hall, have written a new guidance document for U.S. federal agencies, entitled Open Government Data: Best-Practices Language for Making Data “License-Free”. Josh describes this document in his new post: … Continue reading

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Mill: the unitedstates project: A Modern Approach to Open Data

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation has posted A Modern Approach to Open Data, at Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Last year, a group of us who work daily with open government data — Josh Tauberer … Continue reading

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