Category Archives: Projects

Call for participation: Legislative Hackathon at Harvard, January 30-February 1, 2015: #Hack4Congress

A call for participation has been issued for #Hack4Congress: A “Not-Just-for-Technologists” Event to Fix Congress with the OpenGov Foundation — a legislative hackathon — which is scheduled to be held January 30-February 1, 2015, at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, … Continue reading

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Sheridan: Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works

John Sheridan of The National Archives has published Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works, Legal Information Management, 14, 244-248 (2014). Here is the abstract: The statute book is a large, complex system; a vast corpus of texts … 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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Open Law Legal Hacking Project: Presentations of results

Presentations of technology projects developed as part of the Open Law legal hacking project were given at an event held 11 December 2014 at DILA in Paris. Videos of the presentations are available at: http://www.dailymotion.com/playlist/x3hyc5_DILA_open-law-le-droit-ouvert/ Prizes are scheduled to be … Continue reading

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MIT Legal PrototypeJam, 14-16 November 2014, Boston, Massachusetts: Links and resources

MIT Legal PrototypeJam is being held 14-16 November 2014, at District Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The Webpage for the event is at: https://ecitizen.mit.edu/prototypejam The blog for the event is at: http://prototypejam.wordpress.com/ Projects worked on at the event are listed … Continue reading

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UK Parliament Hackathon 2014: Results, links, and resources

UK Parliament Hack 2014, called Accountability Hack, was held 8-9 November 2014 at the National Audit Office in London. Results of the event, consisting of 19 projects, are listed at: http://hacks.rewiredstate.org/events/acchack14 Click here for Tracy Green’s announcement of the event … Continue reading

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Parelon: New legislative crowdsourcing platform for Lazio, Italy

Parelon is a new online legislative system of Regional Council of Lazio, Italy, that permits crowdsourcing of legislative drafting. Parelon is the subject of a new article in Wired Italy: Guido Romeo: Ecco Parelon, il parlamento elettronico è operativo in … Continue reading

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