Category Archives: Applications

Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies

Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston & Sarah Knuckey eds., Oxford University Press, 2015). … Continue reading

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Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resources

Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at: ustream.tv/recorded/59169768 Video of the project … Continue reading

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Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: February 21-22, 2015

Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin is scheduled to be held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event is organized by the Internet Bar Organization. The Twitter account for the event is @TechForJustice One Twitter hashtag for the event … Continue reading

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Legal technology activities at Code Across, February 21-22, 2015, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Legal technology activities, led by Dazza Greenwood’s Computational Law Research and Development Group, are scheduled to be held as part of Code Across 2015, February 21-22, 2015, at MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Here is a description from the … Continue reading

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Ruhl and Katz: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Legal Complexity

J. B. Ruhl and Daniel Martin Katz have posted Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Legal Complexity, forthcoming in Iowa Law Review. Here is the abstract: The American legal system is often accused of being “too complex.” For example, most Americans believe … Continue reading

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deLevie: Tools for working with FCC legal data: fccrcd.link and ecfs.link

Alan deLevie of 18F has launched two tools for working with legal data from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC): fccrcd.link Description: Provides permalinks to the FCC Record Code: https://github.com/adelevie/fccrcd.link ecfs.link Description: A tool for exporting filings from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Farina et al.: Democratic Deliberation in the Wild: The McGill Online Design Studio and the RegulationRoom Project

Cynthia Farina, Hoi Kong, Cheryl Blake, Mary Newhart, and Nik Luka have published Democratic Deliberation in the Wild: The McGill Online Design Studio and the RegulationRoom Project, Fordham Urban Law Journal, 41, 1527-1580 (2014). The full text appears to be … Continue reading

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