Tag Archives: Open legal data

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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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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