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Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resources

Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014 was held 16-18 May 2014, with an award ceremony on 24 July 2014, at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event Website, which includes the program, participant descriptions, and links to data sets, … 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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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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Williams: Open law and open legislative data resources

Rebecca Williams, J.D., of the Sunlight Foundation has posted two new resources on open law and open legislative data: 1. A list of resources on open law and open legislative data The list covers Open Law Tools (Code), Open Lawmaking … Continue reading

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World e-Parliament Conference 2014: Links and resources

The World e-Parliament Conference 2014 is being held 8-10 May 2014 in Seoul. A live Webcast of the event is scheduled to be available at: http://korea.assembly.go.kr/pop_live.jsp The conference program is at: http://wepc2014.org/agenda-and-presentations/ One Twitter hashtag for the event appears to … Continue reading

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AmLegal Decoder: A Free Tool to Publish Laws Online in Open Data Formats

Yesterday the launch of AmLegal Decoder — “a new tool that seamlessly transforms hard-to-use municipal laws and legal codes into modern, restriction-free and user-friendly open data accessible via the growing, nationwide America Decoded network of legal websites” — was announced … Continue reading

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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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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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