Tag Archives: Open legislative data

Schwartz: Public Access vs. Open Access regarding legislative data

Molly Schwartz has posted Public Access vs. Open Access, at the Congressional Data Coalition Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: “Doesn’t Congress already make its information publicly accessible?” That’s the question I hear most frequently when I tell people … 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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Project to create free and open online version of New York City Legal Code

[Update on 18 April 2014: Video of the meeting has been posted.] Dazza Greenwood of MIT Media Lab, the MIT computational legal science research group, New York City Council Member Ben Kallos, and Thom Neale say they have begun a … Continue reading

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Panel on Lawmaking in the Open, 4 April 2014, Washington, DC

A panel entitled Lawmaking in the Open is scheduled to be held in Washington, DC, 4 April 2014. The event is hosted by the Congressional Data Coalition and sponsored by the R Street Institute and CREW. Here is a description … Continue reading

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Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Levine: Much legal data available through OpenPrism federated search tool for open data

Much legal data is available through Thomas Levine‘s OpenPrism federated search tool for open data repositories. See, for example, the search results for: Law Legislation HT @gletham

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Audio and video available of radio program on D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government

Traci Hughes, Seamus Kraft, Joshua Tauberer, and V. David Zvenyach were guests on a radio program entitled D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?, hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, on 24 March 2014, on WAMU in Washington, DC. Video of the program … Continue reading

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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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