Tag Archives: Legal APIs

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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Cattell: Project to create an open API for the British Parliament: #ParliamentAPI

James Cattell and a group of colleagues are developing an open API (application programming interface) for the British Parliament. James’s Twitter list of people working on the project is at https://twitter.com/jaCattell/parliamentapi/members A discussion board for the project is at feedback.public-scrutiny-office.org; … Continue reading

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Carver: It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project

Professor Brian W. Carver of the University of California, Berkeley gave a presentation entitled It is Long Past Time For Free Online Access to The Law: Free Law Project, 16 January 2014, at Stanford Law School. The event was co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Showcase of projects from 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon

Today — 10 January 2014 — a showcase of projects produced at the 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon is taking place at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Click here for links to the projects to be shown today. … Continue reading

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Vibert et al.: Legivoc: Connecting laws in a changing world

Dr. Hughes-Jehan Vibert of the French Ministry of Justice, and Dr. Pierre Jouvelot and Benoît Pin of MINES ParisTech, have published Legivoc – connecting laws in a changing world, Journal of Open Access to Law, 1(1) (2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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CFPB eRegulations Platform

The eRegulations platform developed by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is available on GitHub Pages. CFPB eRegulations has several components, including a parser, an API, and a public user interface. Click here for the public-facing version of the platform. … Continue reading

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