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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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