Tag Archives: Open source software and legal information systems

Eris: Platform for distributed autonomous organizations on the Ethereum blockchain

Eris — a platform for distributed autonomous organizations (DAOs) that use Ethereum blockchain technology — was launched this week by Project Douglas. A video demonstration of the platform is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxXoUtw7hqw According to the project Webite, Eris software is … Continue reading

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Legal technology at PoplusCon 2014

Some legal technologies were worked on and discussed at PoplusCon 2014, held 29-30 April 2014 in Santiago, Chile. Poplus is a set of free and open “software components that help civil society groups and campaigners launch powerful websites – anywhere … Continue reading

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Jaquith on Opening Up State Legal Data

Waldo Jaquith of The State Decoded has posted Opening Up State Legal Data, at VoxPopuLII. In this post Waldo provides an update on The State Decoded, his open legal data and e-participation platform for U.S. states. A new version 0.5 … Continue reading

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Masters on Hackthelaw: Piratebox meets Free Law

Elmer Masters, JD, MLS, of CALI, has posted Hackthelaw: Piratebox meets Free Law, at his blog, <CONTENT /> v.5. Here is an excerpt: The hackthelaw box is an open, anonymous network stocked with primary and secondary legal materials that are … Continue reading

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Jondet on Using Zotero for Legal Research and Writing

Dr. Nicolas Jondet of University of Strathclyde School of Law has posted slides of his presentation entitled Entrepôts institutionnels et respect des références internationales de citation numérique, given last week at Journées européennes d’informatique 2012 = European Legal e-Access Conference. … Continue reading

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Hernandez Redesigns Federal Court Website Using Drupal

Mario Hernandez of Designs Drive, announced today that he had completed redesigning the Website of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, using the Drupal open source content management system. According to the description of the new … Continue reading

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New Discussion: Should Legal Informatics Technologies Be Open Source?

A new discussion of the question: Should Legal Informatics Technologies Be Open Source? is currently underway. The conversation was begun by Grant Vergottini of Xcential Group, with a new post at the Legix.info blog entitled To Go Open Source or … Continue reading

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