Category Archives: Data sets

Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County: Storify, links, and resources

Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County was held 14 February 2015 at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA. Projects worked on at the event are listed at: http://www.poihomicides.org/projects.html The event was organized by the UCLA Department of Information … Continue reading

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Hack4Congress Legislative Hackathon and Conference: Results, storify, links, and resources

#Hack4Congress: A “Not-Just-for-Technologists” Event to Fix Congress with the OpenGov Foundation — a legislative hackathon — was held January 30-February 1, 2015, at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event’s Website is available at: http://www.ash.harvard.edu/Home/Challenges-to-Democracy/Events/Hack4Congress The winners … Continue reading

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Open Law Hacking Project: Results, storify, links, and resources

Results of Open Law — an extended legal hacking project — were announced at a ceremony at DILA in Paris on 17 December 2014. The winning applications were: First prize: DataAsso, developed by Marc Sallières and Jean Karinthi Second prize: … Continue reading

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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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The Constitute Project: Comparative constitutional linked data for display, download, and analysis

The Constitute Project is a database of comparative national constitutions, with an interface enabling comparison of provisions, and Linked Data available for querying or for download. In addition to display of comparative data through the user interface, the system enables … Continue reading

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Smith and Heath: Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK

Amanda Smith and Tom Heath of the UK Open Data Institute have published Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK, JeDEM, 6(1), 87-96 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this paper we describe the evolution … Continue reading

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The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resources

The Good Law Hackathon is being held 22 November 2014 at the UK Ministry of Justice in London. I think John Sheridan of The National Archives is organizing the event. The event appears to be associated with the UK Government’s … Continue reading

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