Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wonderlich on Legislative Collaboration and Version Control

John Wonderlich of the Sunlight Foundation has an interesting new post entitled On Legislative Collaboration and Version Control, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. He writes: Proponents of applying version control systems to law have a powerful vision: a bill or … Continue reading

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Congress.gov: New Official Source of U.S. Federal Legislative Information

The U.S. Congress has launched a new official legislative information system for the U.S. federal government: Congress.gov. According to Alex Howard of O’Reilly: […] the new Congress.gov features responsive design, adapting to desktop, tablet or smartphone screens. It’s also search-centric, … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: ReInventLaw Dubai 2012: An ‘Un’conference on Law, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

A call for presentation proposals — with submission deadline of 15 October 2012 — has been issued for ReInventLaw Dubai 2012: “an ‘un’conference devoted to law, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship” — to be held 10 December 2012 at Media City … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ICAIL 2013: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law

A call for papers — with paper submission deadline of 18 January 2013 — has been issued for ICAIL 2013: 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, to be held 10-14 June 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Twitter account … Continue reading

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Nalumaga on Information Access and Use by Legislators in the Ugandan Parliament

Dr. Ruth Nalumaga of Makerere University presented a paper entitled Information access and use by legislators in the Ugandan Parliament, at ISIC 2012: The Information Behavior Conference, 4-7 September, in Tokyo. Dr. Nalumaga says that the paper will be published … Continue reading

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Strykowski and Wojciechowski on Composable Modeling and Execution of Administrative Procedures

Dr. Sergiusz Strykowski and Dr. Rafał Wojciechowski, both of Poznań University of Economics Department of Information Technology, presented a paper entitled Composable Modeling and Execution of Administrative Procedures, at EGOVIS and EDEM 2012, held 3-6 September 2012 in Vienna. Here … Continue reading

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Gros et al. on Ethics and Authority Sharing for Autonomous Armed Robots

Florian Gros and Catherine Tessier of ONERA, and Thierry Pichevin of CREC, Ecoles de Saint-Cyr Coetquidan, presented a paper entitled Ethics and Authority Sharing for Autonomous Armed Robots (scroll down), at RDA2 2012: the First Workshop on Rights and Duties … Continue reading

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