Posts Tagged: eparticipation

Moore on OpenGovernment.org: Researching U.S. State Legislation

David Moore of the Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) — and a member of our community — has posted OpenGovernment.org: Researching U.S. State Legislation, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Moore discusses OpenGovernment.org, a new, free, open, citizen engagement and transparency service for… Read more »

A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law

My new post, entitled A Flurry of Innovation: An Update on Free Law, has been published at Slaw.ca, Canada’s online legal magazine. The post — which highlights work by several members of our community — summarizes recent developments in free access to law, open legal government data, eParticipation, and legislative information systems, as well as… Read more »

Call for Papers: MPM 2011: Workshop on Modelling Policy-making

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 24 October 2011 — has been issued for MPM 2011: Workshop on Modelling Policy-making, to be held 12 or 13 December 2011, in Vienna, Austria, in conjunction with JURIX 2011. For MPM 2011, the program committee co-chairs are Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Liverpool… Read more »

Moore on OpenGovernment.org

David Moore of the Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) — and a member of our community — discusses the technology, principles, and development of OpenGovernment.org — his new free, open, citizen engagement and transparency service for U.S. state legislation — in my new post at Slaw.ca, entitled “Sites of Real Engagement”: OpenGovernment.org Opens Up State Legislation…. Read more »

Papaloi and Gouscos on E-Parliaments and Novel Parliament-to-Citizen Services

Aspasia Papaloi and Dr. Dimitris Gouscos, both of the University of Athens Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, have published E-Parliaments and Novel Parliament-to-Citizen services, JeDEM: Journal of eDemocracy and Open Government, 3(1), 80-98 (2011). Here is the abstract: In an era of citizens’ discontentment on democratic institutions, parliaments as a democratic cornerstone, are constantly… Read more »

Legal Informatics Papers @ ECEG 2011

The following legal informatics papers were presented at ECEG 2011: The 11th European Conference on eGovernment, held 16-17 June 2011, at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Administration, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (If you know of other legal informatics papers presented at the conference, please feel free to identify them in the comments; click here for… Read more »

OpenGovernment.org: Transparency Service for U.S. State Legislative Information

OpenGovernment.org is a new transparency service for U.S. state legislative information, being developed by David Moore of the Participatory Politics Foundation and a member of our community. OpenGovernment.org is a joint effort of the Participatory Politics Foundation and the Sunlight Foundation. (Click here for the GovLaunch announcement of OpenGovernment.org.) For (currently) five U.S. states (California,… Read more »

Call for Papers: IDP 2011

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 18 February 2011 — has been issued for IDP 2011: The 7th International Conference on Internet, Law, and Politics, to be held 11-12 July 2011, at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Estudis de Dret i Ciència Política, in Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain. Papers are invited on the following… Read more »