Tag Archives: Visualization of legal information

Regards Citoyens: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

Regards Citoyens — a French parliamentary monitoring organization — has posted How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Initiated in 2011, the Law Factory project … 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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Legal informatics papers at CeDEM 14

Several papers on legal informatics were presented at CeDEM 14: International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2014, held 21-23 May 2014 at Danube University Krems, in Krems, Austria: Guido Boella, Llio Humpreys, Robert Muthuri, and Leendert van der Torre: … Continue reading

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DC Code Reunion Hackathon 2014: Results, storify, tweets, and resources

The DC Code Reunion Hackathon was held May 10, 2014, at Mapbox Garage in Washington, DC, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the registration page: In 2013, @tmcw organized a killer hackathon for the DC Code. At … Continue reading

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Law-related semi-finalists for Knight News Challenge 2014

Several law-related projects have been selected as semifinalists in the 2014 Knight News Challenge: Mary Hodder: Open Notice & Consent Receipts (by the Open Notice.org) Keerti Nagappa et al.: An interactive online India-focused portal which will track, discuss & analyze … Continue reading

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Wilkerson and Stramp: LegEx: Online ‘Legislative Explorer’ uses big data to track decades of lawmaking

Professor Dr. John D. Wilkerson and Nicholas Stramp, of the University of Washington, have announced the availability of a new legislative data analysis and visualization tool: LegEx: Legislative Explorer. The announcement was made in a University of Washington press release: … Continue reading

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Visual law featured in new ABA Journal cover article

Visualization of legal information is the focus of Bob Ambrogi’s cover article in the new issue of ABA Journal: Visual law services are worth a thousand words—and big money (May 2014). The individuals featured (or whose work is featured) in … Continue reading

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Rocher, de Montjoye, and Campbell: Uniform Law Adoption Analytics and Visualizations

The MIT Legal Science research team have posted Uniform Law as Data and Systems, at eCitizen.MIT.edu. Here are excerpts from the post: Initial Research Study Preview: Uniform Law Adoption Analytics [...] One of the promising entry points being pursued by … Continue reading

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