Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hagan and Dolin: Map of Legal Innovation Centers

Dr. Margaret Hagan and Dr. Ron Dolin have posted Legal Innovation Centers mapped, at the website of their Program for Legal Technology + Design. Here is the text: We have begun to compile a map of people, groups, and institutions … Continue reading

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LSC releases Report of The Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice

The U.S. Legal Services Corporation has released Report of The Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice (2013). On 30 December 2013 the corporation issued a press release describing the report. Here is a summary of … Continue reading

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Constitution UK Project: Crowdsourcing the drafting of a new UK constitution

A project to crowdsource the drafting of a new constitution for the United Kingdom — called Constitution UK — is underway at the London School of Economics. The project has begun to accept public contributions, as of 16 December 2013. … Continue reading

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New interview with John Sheridan about Legislation.gov.uk, Good Law, and Open Legislative Data

A new interview with John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has been posted by Alex Howard at E Pluribus Unum: U.K. National Archives makes ‘good law’ online, builds upon open data as a platform. The post discusses Sheridan’s Legislation.gov.uk … Continue reading

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Torres: Link Rot and Internet-Citation Practices of the Texas Appellate Courts

Associate Dean Dr. Arturo Torres of Texas Tech University has published Is Link Rot Destroying Stare Decisis as We Know It? The Internet-Citation Practice of the Texas Appellate Courts, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, 13(2), 269-299 (2012). Here is … Continue reading

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Nissan: Legal evidence and advanced computing techniques for combatting crime: An overview

Dr. Ephraim Nissan of Goldsmiths’ College, University of London has published Legal evidence and advanced computing techniques for combatting crime: an overview, Information and Communications Technology Law, 22, 213-250 (2013). Here is the abstract: Surprisingly, evidence used to be a … Continue reading

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Gatto: Crowdsourced legislation project in California state legislature

California legislator Mike Gatto on 16 December 2013 invited California citizens to participate in drafting new probate legislation. His project is taking place on the Wikispaces platform. Tim Bonnemann discusses the project in a post at Intellitics. For more resources … Continue reading

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