Tag Archives: Referenda

Webcast of event: European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building Up Success, 15 April 2014

A live webcast is available of today’s event on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), European Citizens’ Initiative Day 2014: Building up success, taking place 15 April 2014 in Brussels. The European Citizens’ Initiative is the European Union’s online direct democracy … Continue reading

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Legal informatics, data, and communication at WFD 2013: World Forum for Democracy

Several of the presentations and some of the discussion at WFD 2013: World Forum for Democracy concerned legal informatics, data, or communication. The conference was held 27-29 November 2013 in Strasbourg. Click here for the conference program. The programs that … Continue reading

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Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2012

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 2012: The 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 15-18, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify. For abstracts and full … Continue reading

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Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2011

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 11: The 97th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 17-20, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify. For abstracts and … Continue reading

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New UK eParticipation Effort: Top Direct.gov.uk ePetitions to Become Legislation

In 2011, the most popular citizen-created petitions on the Direct.gov.uk Website will be drafted as legislation in the UK Parliament, and petitions receiving a certain level of support will be guaranteed a debate in the House of Commons, according to … Continue reading

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Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2010

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 10: The 96th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 14-17, 2010 in San Francisco, California, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify: (If you know … Continue reading

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New Law-Related Citizens’ Participation Project: Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review

The Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR) is a recent, notable, law-related, citizens’ participation effort. The CIR convenes a representative group of Oregon citizens to devote one week to learning about, deliberating about, and voting on a proposed Oregon ballot initiative. … Continue reading

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European Citizens’ Initiative: Agreement Reached

The European Council and Parliament last week agreed on the provisions of the regulation governing the European Citizens’ Initiative, a direct democracy mechanism to be implemented in the EU in the coming year. The Initiative will generate new types of … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Hall on Electronic Voting and Direct Democracy

Dr. Joseph Lorenzo Hall of the UC Berkeley School of Information and the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy has posted Electronic Voting and Direct Democracy, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law … Continue reading

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