Tag Archives: GitHub

Zvenyach: Coding for Lawyers

V. David Zvenyach has released a book entitled Coding for Lawyers. The book currently covers regular expressions, Markdown, HTML, data types, using arrays, and coding in Python. The GitHub repository for the book is at: https://github.com/vzvenyach/codingforlawyers Here is a description, … Continue reading

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Zvenyach: Annotating the Law

V. David Zvenyach has posted slides of his presentation entitled Annotating the Law, given last week at the iAnnotate 2014 Conference, held in San Francisco, California, USA. The presentation describes an open annotation system for statutory codes, on GitHub or … Continue reading

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Mitchell: New version 7.0 of ClinicCases released: Open source legal case management system

Professor R. Judson Mitchell of Loyola University New Orleans has released version 7.0 of his ClinicCases open source case management system. Judson says this new version “adds support for locking and unlocking ClinicCases Documents, so that users may collaborate on … Continue reading

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Jones: Scripts for retrieving and processing UN treaty data

Zach Jones of the University of Georgia has set up a GitHub repository of “scripts that allow the retrieval of the United Nations’ Treaty Collection, and transformation of the retrieved data”. HT @JonesZM

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Bruce on GitLaw

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted GitHub: It Ain’t Magic Pixie Dust, at his blog, b-screeds. Here are excerpts: These days, people are sticking legislation into GitHub at a furious pace. It is all the rage among … Continue reading

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White House publishes Open Data Policy memorandum on GitHub, enabling eParticipation

Among the interesting features of the White House’s new Open Data Policy is that the memorandum that provides policy guidance to agencies in complying with the policy (M-13-13) was published on GitHub, using GitHub’s “Pages” service — see the White … Continue reading

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