Category Archives: Technology developments

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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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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Starger: Hacking Mass Incarceration

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has posted Hacking Mass Incarceration, at In Progress. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Here at In Progress, we hope to contribute to collective efforts by hacking Supreme Court doctrine. The idea … Continue reading

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