Tag Archives: Legal crowdsourcing

Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting Wildlife Crime with Tech Innovation How to Fight … Continue reading

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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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Lee et al.: Integrating Today’s ‘Next Gen’ Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom

Katrina June Lee, Susan Azyndar, and Ingrid Mattson have published A New Era: Integrating Today’s ‘Next Gen’ Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom, forthcoming in Rutgers University Computer & Technology Law Journal. Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito: The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms

Daniel Martin Katz and Michael Bommarito of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Lab have posted slides of their presentation entitled The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms, given 19 November 2014 at Chicago Legal Innovation … Continue reading

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Orozco: Democratizing the Law: Legal Crowdsourcing

David Orozco of Florida State University has posted Democratizing the Law: Legal Crowdsourcing (Lawsourcing) as a Means to Achieve Legal, Regulatory and Policy Objectives, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article defines the emergent practice of lawsourcing, which is … Continue reading

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OpenGov Foundation receives Knight Foundation grant for online participatory lawmaking system

The OpenGov Foundation announced yesterday that it had received a $750,000 USD grant from the Knight Foundation to “implement, test and refine an online and open process for creating new laws.” Here are excerpts from the announcement: Americans will soon … 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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