Tag Archives: Visualization of legal information

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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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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