Tag Archives: Open legal data

Open Law Legal Hacking Project: Presentations of results

Presentations of technology projects developed as part of the Open Law legal hacking project were given at an event held 11 December 2014 at DILA in Paris. Videos of the presentations are available at: http://www.dailymotion.com/playlist/x3hyc5_DILA_open-law-le-droit-ouvert/ Prizes are scheduled to be … Continue reading

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Smith and Heath: Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK

Amanda Smith and Tom Heath of the UK Open Data Institute have published Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK, JeDEM, 6(1), 87-96 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this paper we describe the evolution … Continue reading

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The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resources

The Good Law Hackathon is being held 22 November 2014 at the UK Ministry of Justice in London. I think John Sheridan of The National Archives is organizing the event. The event appears to be associated with the UK Government’s … Continue reading

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UK Parliament Hackathon 2014: Results, links, and resources

UK Parliament Hack 2014, called Accountability Hack, was held 8-9 November 2014 at the National Audit Office in London. Results of the event, consisting of 19 projects, are listed at: http://hacks.rewiredstate.org/events/acchack14 Click here for Tracy Green’s announcement of the event … Continue reading

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Li and Palin to teach course: “Law is Code: Software for Access to Justice, Legal Aid, and Open Law,” at MIT, January 2015

William P. Li and William Palin are scheduled to teach a course entitled Law is Code: Software for Access to Justice, Legal Aid, and Open Law, January 2015, at MIT. Here is a description of the course, from the course … Continue reading

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Launch of Open Law / Le droit ouvert, 30-31 October 2014, Paris: Links and resources

The launch of Open Law / Le droit ouvert, “un programme de cocréation juridique,” is being held 30-31 October 2014 at the Open World Forum 2014 in Paris. The event was organized by the Open World Forum (OWF), la Direction … Continue reading

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Legal technology panels accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive

At least four legal technology panels appear to have been accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive, scheduled to be held 13-17 March 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA: Nicole Bradick and Noah Waisberg: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? Jameson Dempsey, … Continue reading

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