Category Archives: Award or prize announcements

Le Hackie Awards 2014: DC Legal Hackers honor leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community

Le Hackie Awards 2014 — an event, organized by DC Legal Hackers, that honored leaders and innovations in the legal hacking community — were held 3 December 2014 in Washington, DC, USA. One Twitter hashtag for the event was #legalhack … Continue reading

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24 October: Extended deadline for JURIX 2014 Doctoral Consortium

The submission deadline has been extended to 24 October 2014 for the Doctoral Consortium at JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, scheduled to be held 10 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Papers are invited … Continue reading

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Palmirani and Cervone: CIRSFID’s Piemonte Region Legal Open Data Visualizations win award

Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani and Luca Cervone‘s project, Piemonte Region Legal Open Data Visualizations, has won an award at the Piedmont Visual Contest. Professor Palmirani and Luca Cervone are affiliated with the CIRSFID research center at the University of Bologna. … Continue reading

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Innovating Justice Forum 2013, 10-11 December

The 2013 Innovating Justice Forum is being held 10-11 December 2013 in The Hague. The event is hosted by the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law’s Innovating Justice Project. The Twitter hashtag for the event is #trialogue The Innovating … Continue reading

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Goldman’s “Opening Appellate Courts” project wins Knight News Challenge

Professor Jerry Goldman’s project Opening Appellate Courts is among winners of the 2013 Knight News Challenge. Here is a description of the project: […] the [U.S.] judiciary […] still obscures most of its activities from public view. Citizens and journalists … Continue reading

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Legislation.gov.uk Wins UK Public Sector Digital Award

Legislation.gov.uk, the UK’s official free and open online legislative service, has won the UK Public Sector Digital Award for “Best example of ICT-enabled innovation and enterprise,” according to a 20 January 2012 announcement on The National Archives Website. The announcement … Continue reading

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Gastil et al. Win NCA Book Award for The Jury and Democracy

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences; Dr. E. Pierre Deess of the New Jersey Institute of Technology; Dean Philip J. Weiser of the University of Colorado School of Law; and Cindy … Continue reading

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