Tag Archives: GitLaw

Hagan: Githubbing Law: Open-source legal doc repositories

Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has posted Githubbing Law: Open-source legal doc repositories, at Open Law Lab. Here are excerpts from the post: […] So could the Github model be applied to legal professionals’ work, or how the legal services … Continue reading

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Regards Citoyens: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

Regards Citoyens — a French parliamentary monitoring organization — has posted How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Initiated in 2011, the Law Factory project … Continue reading

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Draft Tunisian Constitution, on GitHub

The draft Tunisian constitution has been placed on GitHub, in a browsable format, by the the user “mtimet” (on Twitter: @dmtimet), whom I haven’t been able to identify. The data and code for this version of the draft Tunisian Constitution … Continue reading

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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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Kuhlman: legal-markdown Ruby gem

Casey Kuhlman, Esq., of Watershed Legal Services has posted legal-markdown to GitHub. Here are excerpts from the readme: This gem was built specifically to empower the creation of structured legal documents using markdown, and a markdown renderer. This gem acts … Continue reading

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