Tag Archives: Legislative information systems

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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Winkels et al.: Towards a Legal Recommender System

Radboud Winkels, Alexander Boer, and Bart Vredebregt have posted Towards a Legal Recommender System, a paper presented at JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems. Here is the abstract: In this paper we present the results of … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at HICSS 2015

Several legal informatics papers are scheduled to be presented at HICSS 2015 / HICSS 48: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, being held 5-8 January 2015 in Kauai: Bjørn Furuholt, Fathul Wahid, Oystein Sabo: Land Information Systems for Development (LIS4D): … 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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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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JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems: December 10-12, 2014, Krakow: Links and resources

JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems is being held 10-12 December, at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. The conference Website and program are available at: http://conference.jurix.nl/2014/ The list of accepted papers is at: http://conference.jurix.nl/2014/?page_id=203 Links … Continue reading

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Papaloi and Gouscos: Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization

Aspasia Papaloi and Dimitris Gouscos have posted Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV), at VoxPopuLII. Here is an excerpt from the post: The emerging topic of Parliamentary Informatics (PI) has opened up new terrain in the research of the … Continue reading

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