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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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Curtotti and McCreath: An Open Online Platform for Research on the Readability of Law

Michael Curtotti, LL.M., LL.B. and Dr. Eric McCreath, both of Australian National University, have published A Right to Access Implies A Right to Know: An Open Online Platform for Research on the Readability of Law, Journal of Open Access to … 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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Good Law Initiative Launch Event, 16 April 2013: Tweets and Resources

This post links to tweets and selected resources from the 16 April 2013 launch event for the Good Law Initiative, a project of the UK Office of the Parliamentary Counsel. The main page for the initiative appears to be called … Continue reading

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