Tag Archives: Free access to law

Project to create free and open online version of New York City Legal Code

[Update on 18 April 2014: Video of the meeting has been posted.] Dazza Greenwood of MIT Media Lab, the MIT computational legal science research group, New York City Council Member Ben Kallos, and Thom Neale say they have begun a … Continue reading

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Francesconi: The semantic web and legal knowledge representation

Professor Dr. Enrico Francesconi of Università degli Studi di Firenze has published The semantic web and legal knowledge representation, in Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona (Eds.), Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche … Continue reading

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Kahvecioglu: Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources

Kerem Kahvecioglu, M.A., of Istanbul Bilgi University has posted Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources, at IALL.org. The post covers “primary legal information resources namely legislation, the official gazette and case law,” as well as treaties.

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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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Tom Bruce: Online discussion of free access to law: Video, storify, and tweets

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) held an online discussion about free access to law, on 19 March 2014, on Google + Hangout. A video of the discussion is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgQDC__KnU0 Click here for a storify of the … 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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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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The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event, 13 March 2014: Storify, tweets, and resources

The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event was held 13 March 2014, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was organized by Dazza Greenwood, JD, of MIT Media Lab, as part of his Computational Legal … Continue reading

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