Tag Archives: Legislative data

Sheridan: Big Ideas: Big Data for Law

Audio has been posted of John Sheridan‘s recent presentation entitled Big Ideas: Big Data for Law. Here is a description from the Website: Big data is big news. Did you know an estimated 90 per cent of the world’s data … Continue reading

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ZoningCheck: Zoning regulation lookup service

ZoningCheck, an online zoning regulation lookup service, has been launched by OpenCounter. Here is a description, from the service’s About page: ZoningCheck is a zoning lookup tool that helps business owners, real estate developers, and interested citizens quickly understand the … Continue reading

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Digiminster Members Data Portal, for UK Parliament: Voting, campaign finance data, and debates

Digiminster Members Data Portal has been launched by the UK Parliament’s Rapid Apps Team. The portal includes voting and campaign finance data, and parliamentary debates, chunked. Data come from a variety of official sources, including the Members’ Data Platform. The … Continue reading

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ReInvent Law London 2014: Storify, tweets, and resources

ReInvent Law London 2014, a conference featuring presentations on "law + technology + innovation + entrepreneurship," was held 20 June 2014, at the University of Westminster Law School in London. The conference was organized by Professor Renee Newman Knake of … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito’s research on measuring legal complexity is featured in Wired Science

Daniel Martin Katz and Michael Bommarito‘s paper, entitled Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code, is the focus of a new post by Samuel Arbesman at Wired Science: Measuring the Complexity of the Law. Here are excerpts … Continue reading

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Rocher, de Montjoye, and Campbell: Uniform Law Adoption Analytics and Visualizations

The MIT Legal Science research team have posted Uniform Law as Data and Systems, at eCitizen.MIT.edu. Here are excerpts from the post: Initial Research Study Preview: Uniform Law Adoption Analytics […] One of the promising entry points being pursued by … Continue reading

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Carmel: A project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large

Joe Carmel has posted a description of a new project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large, and a call to participate in that project: US Statutes at Large: Essential to understanding our laws and legislative … Continue reading

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