Tag Archives: Public access to legal information

Project to create free and open online version of New York City Legal Code

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 project to create a free and open version of the New York … Continue reading

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CanLII Connects: Free public access to commentary on Canadian court decisions

CanLII Connects has launched. CanLII Connects, developed by the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), provides free public “access [to] high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.” CanLII Connects has a tumblr and a Twitter account: @CanLIIConnects Here is a description … 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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Francesconi: The semantic web and legal knowledge representation

Professor Dr. Enrico Francesconi of Università degli Studi di Firenze has published The semantic web and legal knowledge representation, in Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona (Eds.), Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche … Continue reading

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Kahvecioglu: Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources

Kerem Kahvecioglu, M.A., of Istanbul Bilgi University has posted Open Access to Turkish Primary Legal Information Resources, at IALL.org. The post covers “primary legal information resources namely legislation, the official gazette and case law,” as well as treaties.

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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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Tom Bruce: Online discussion of free access to law: Video, storify, and tweets

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) held an online discussion about free access to law, on 19 March 2014, on Google + Hangout. A video of the discussion is at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgQDC__KnU0 Click here for a storify of the … 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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