Tag Archives: Open legal data

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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Marsden: Open Access to Law – How Soon?

Chris Marsden of the University of Sussex has posted Open Access to Law – How Soon? at the site of the Society for Computers and Law. Here is the introduction to the post: Professor Chris Marsden explains what is behind … 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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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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