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MIT Legal Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resources

MIT Legal Hackathon 2014 was held 12-16 June 2014 at MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts; in London, England; in New York, New York; and online. The event was organized by the Media Lab’s Legal Physics / Legal Science Research … Continue reading

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MIT Legal Hackathon 2014: 12-16 June, Online and in Cambridge, Massachusetts: Links and resources

MIT Legal Hackathon 2014 is being held 12-16 June 2014 at MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York, New York, USA, and online. The event is being organized by the Media Lab’s Legal Physics / Legal Science Research … 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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Heaton: Good law, nine months on

Richard Heaton of the UK Cabinet Office has posted Good law, nine months on, at the Institute for Government blog. The post concerns the UK’s Good Law Initiative. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] So ‘good law’ [i.e., the … Continue reading

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New interview with John Sheridan about Legislation.gov.uk, Good Law, and Open Legislative Data

A new interview with John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has been posted by Alex Howard at E Pluribus Unum: U.K. National Archives makes ‘good law’ online, builds upon open data as a platform. The post discusses Sheridan’s Legislation.gov.uk … Continue reading

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Good Law Initiative detailed guidance updated

The detailed guidance for the UK Good Law Initiative has been newly updated, as of 4 July 2013. The document now includes video of Richard Heaton’s TEDx Houses of Parliament presentation about Good Law, and a model of the initiative … Continue reading

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Goldman’s “Opening Appellate Courts” project wins Knight News Challenge

Professor Jerry Goldman’s project Opening Appellate Courts is among winners of the 2013 Knight News Challenge. Here is a description of the project: [...] the [U.S.] judiciary [...] still obscures most of its activities from public view. Citizens and journalists … Continue reading

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