Posts and Resources for Open Legislation Hackathon 2012, Victoria, BC

Here are resources related to the Open Legislation Hackathon 2012, held 2 June 2012, at Queen’s Printer British Columbia, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The event was sponsored by “the Queen’s Printers Association of Canada (QPAC) and the Open Data Society of BC.”

Click here for archived tweets from the event (in .csv format). The Twitter hashtag for the event is #QPhack.

Click here for a spreadsheet describing projects worked on during the event (scroll to the projects with Timestamp of 6/2/2012).

The projects worked on at the event that involved legal data include the following:

  • LexView — developed by Lexum — “an end-user interface for publishing large structured documents on the web.”
  • You Rule — developed by Herb Lainchbury — “an application that monitors legislation and let’s you know what’s changed. It lists each change as a separate page so that citizens can view, rate and comment on the change.”
  • Law Server — developed by Kevin McArthur — “[a] tool for developers [that] uses a standard Uniform Resource Locator (URL) schema for legislative data, and allows the easy translation into different data formats.”

Here are posts about the event that I’ve been able to identify:

Click here for upcoming legal hacking events.

On Twitter, the hashtags for legal hacking news are #legalhack and #legalhacks.

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3 Responses to Posts and Resources for Open Legislation Hackathon 2012, Victoria, BC

  1. legalinformatics says:

    New report from Loren Mullane on Open Legislation Hackathon held last weekend in Victoria, BC http://bit.ly/MOaFtN

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