Registration is now open for ABA Journal’s Access to Justice Hackathon — called Hackcess to Justice 2014 — scheduled to be held 7-10 August 2014 at Suffolk University Law School, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Here is a description of the event, from the event’s Website:
Technology has taken a firm hold in the legal industry. Every day legal professionals use technology-enabled tools for discovery, litigation support, document assembly and information needs. But the promise of technology has been fleeting when it comes to the access to justice arena. Last year the Legal Services Corporation produced a seminal report outlining five key ways that technology can expand access to justice, especially through computers and mobile devices. […]
We are challenging lawyers, law students developers, coders and others interested in improving access to justice through technology to devise a technology-enabled solution to one of the five areas outlined in the LSC report at two-day, judged hackathon.
Prize money will be awarded to the top three hacks. […]
The judges for the event are:
For more details, please see the site.