Posts Tagged: Legal informatics hackathons

September 17: California Law Hackathon

The California Law Hackathon — an effort to build software and tools to improve access to California legislation, on the free Web — will be held 17 September 2011. Physical locations for the Hackathon, to date, are Berkeley, California, at the Maplight Foundation, and Denver, Colorado, at the Denver Open Media Foundation. Remote online participation… Read more »

Hershowitz: A Hackathon to Recode California’s Laws

Ari Hershowitz of Tabulaw — and a member of our community — is proposing “a hackathon to create a new, open website for California’s laws and legislation,” using the SQL files available at http://leginfo.ca.gov/. Mr. Hershowitz says this effort is inspired by Waldo Jaquith‘s The State Decoded project.