Tag Archives: Tom Bruce

Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Peruginelli and Ragona: Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research, and experiences

Dr. Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona, both of ITTIG/CNR, have published a new article collection entitled Legal Informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014) (ITTIG Series «Studi e documenti», n. 12). Click … 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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Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Bruce, Weibel, and Frug: New Google Glass Legal App: Signtater

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute (LII) has described a new Google Glass legal app, called Signtater, that he and LII personnel Wayne Weibel and Sara Frug have developed, in a new post: The Law of Where I’m Standing, … Continue reading

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Journal of Open Access to Law: First issue published

The first issue of Journal of Open Access to Law has been published. The editors of the journal are Tom Bruce, Ginevra Peruginelli, Enrico Francesconi, and Pompeu Casanovas. The journal is refereed and open access, and is published on the … Continue reading

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U.S. House Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force report for 2012 is published

The U.S. House Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force report of activities for 2012 (which begins on page 679) has been published. [Click here to access the report by itself. HT Eric Mill] The report in part responds to recommendations … Continue reading

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Bruce on GitLaw

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted GitHub: It Ain’t Magic Pixie Dust, at his blog, b-screeds. Here are excerpts: These days, people are sticking legislation into GitHub at a furious pace. It is all the rage among … Continue reading

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Today 16 April, 2 pm Eastern: Google+ Hangout on Government Role in Free Access to Legal Information

A Google+ hangout on the topic of The Government Role in Free Access to Legal Information, will take place today, 16 April 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern ( -4:00 p.m. UTC), and will be hosted by Tom Bruce of the … Continue reading

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