Tag Archives: eparticipation

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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Call for chapters: Book: Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency

Mila Gascó and Carlos E. Jiménez have issued a call for chapters for a proposed book that they are editing, which is entitled Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency, to be published by IGI. Here are excerpts from … Continue reading

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Martin-Bariteau: The Matrix of Law: From Paper, to Word Processing, to Wiki

Florian Martin-Bariteau of the University of Montreal has published The Matrix of Law: From Paper, to Word Processing, to Wiki, Lex Electronica, 19(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: Fifteen years ago, François Ost proposed a conceptual framework, known as the … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at ICEGOV 2014

Several papers on legal informatics or legal data analysis are scheduled to be presented at ICEGOV 2014: International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, being held 27-30 October 2014 in Guimarães, Portugal. Here are the legal informatics … Continue reading

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Calls for papers: E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation Mini-tracks @ ECEG 2015

Calls for papers have been posted for two legal-informatics-related mini-tracks — on E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation — at ECEG 2015: European Conference on eGovernment, to be held 18-19 June 2015 in Portsmouth, England, UK. Both calls have submission deadlines of 27 … Continue reading

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Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014: Video, storify, and resources

Code4Italy@Montecitorio Open Data Hackathon 2014 was held 16-18 May 2014, with an award ceremony on 24 July 2014, at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. The event Website, which includes the program, participant descriptions, and links to data sets, … Continue reading

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Free Law Founders: New group promotes free access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking

Free Law Founders — a new organization promoting free online access to law and citizens’ participation in lawmaking — has launched. Here is a description of the group, from the group’s Website: Citizens, technologists and public officials working together to … Continue reading

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