Tag Archives: Free access to law

Free Law Founders: New group promotes free access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking

Free Law Founders — a new organization promoting free online access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking — has launched. Here is a description of the group, from the group’s Website: Citizens, technologists and public officials working together to … Continue reading

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Zhang: Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities

Xiaomeng Zhang, J.D., M.S.I., M.A., of the University of Michigan has published Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Legal Information Management, 14, 132-142 (2014). Here is the abstract: Despite a lack of a national legislation … Continue reading

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Marsden: Open Internet and open access to law

Chris Marsden of the University of Sussex has posted slides of his keynote presentation entitled Open Internet and open access to law, given at IFCLA 2014: International Federation of Computer Law Associations Conference, 5-6 June 2014 in Antwerp. Here is … Continue reading

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House Legislative Data and Transparency Conference 2014, 29 May 2014: Links and resources

The 2014 Legislative Data and Transparency Conference is being held 29 May 2014 at Capitol Visitor’s Center Auditorium, Washington, DC, USA. The conference is organized by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration. Video of the conference is … Continue reading

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Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking: Conference, 28 May 2014: Links and resources

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking, a conference, is being held 28 May 2014 at Sciences Po in Paris. The conference is being organized by La Fabrique de la Loi (The Law Factory Project), … Continue reading

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Carver: RECAP to be managed jointly by Free Law Project and CITP

Professor Brian Carver of Free Law Project announced on 19 May 2014 that the RECAP platform — which provides free public access to selected U.S. federal court documents — will be managed jointly by Free Law Project and Princeton’s Center … Continue reading

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Williams: Open law and open legislative data resources

Rebecca Williams, J.D., of the Sunlight Foundation has posted two new resources on open law and open legislative data: 1. A list of resources on open law and open legislative data The list covers Open Law Tools (Code), Open Lawmaking … Continue reading

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AmLegal Decoder: A Free Tool to Publish Laws Online in Open Data Formats

Yesterday the launch of AmLegal Decoder — “a new tool that seamlessly transforms hard-to-use municipal laws and legal codes into modern, restriction-free and user-friendly open data accessible via the growing, nationwide America Decoded network of legal websites” — was announced … Continue reading

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CodeX FutureLaw 2014 Conference on Legal Technology and the Legal Profession: Storify, tweets, and resources

CodeX FutureLaw 2014 Conference — “a conference focusing on how technology is changing the landscape of the legal profession and the law more broadly” — was held 2 May 2014 at Stanford Law School. The conference was organized by CodeX: … Continue reading

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