Tag Archives: Legislative information systems

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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Marsden: Open Internet and open access to law

Chris Marsden of the University of Sussex has posted slides of his keynote presentation entitled Open Internet and open access to law, given at IFCLA 2014: International Federation of Computer Law Associations Conference, 5-6 June 2014 in Antwerp. Here is … 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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New open data site for British Parliament: data.parliament.uk

The British Parliament’s new open data site has launched in an alpha version: data.parliament.uk I think this site is a product of the ParliamentAPI project. The site provides access to data in multiple formats through multiple APIs. The site is … Continue reading

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House Legislative Data and Transparency Conference 2014, 29 May 2014: Links and resources

The 2014 Legislative Data and Transparency Conference is being held 29 May 2014 at Capitol Visitor’s Center Auditorium, Washington, DC, USA. The conference is organized by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration. Video of the conference is … Continue reading

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Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking: Conference, 28 May 2014: Links and resources

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking, a conference, is being held 28 May 2014 at Sciences Po in Paris. The conference is being organized by La Fabrique de la Loi (The Law Factory Project), … Continue reading

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