Posts Categorized: law

Code for Miami & The OpenGov Foundation Launch MiamiDadeCode.org

From The OpenGov Foundation Code for Miami & The OpenGov Foundation Launch MiamiDadeCode.org New Online Legal Resource Makes Miami-Dade County Laws More Accessible, User-Friendly and Interactive for All Residents and Businesses. MIAMI, FL (December 2, 2015) — Code for Miami and The OpenGov Foundation today announced the launch of MiamiDadeCode.org, a free online resource to […]

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New Software Release: State Decoded Version 0.9

Version 0.9 of The State Decoded is now available on GitHub. This release completes the work to store multiple editions of a code started in v0.8. Since we have made fundamental changes to how laws are stored, potentially breaking previous installations, we have added it as an additional pre-1.0 release.

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Nationwide Coalition of City Officials and Civic Technologists Announce Free Law Founders Movement to Reinvent U.S. Lawmaking

Officials from NYC, DC, San Francisco, Chicago & Boston join leaders in civic tech to develop tools that improve every citizen’s ability to access America’s laws, legislation and the legislative process itself on the Internet   (NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON, CHICAGO, WASHINGTON D.C.) -  U.S. open government leaders today announced the formation of The Free Law […]

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Setting the Standards for US Open Legal Data

The majority of  ”open data” published online by US city and state governments really isn’t open data at all.  It’s a virtually useless, disorganized mess.  Why?  Lead America Decoded developer Bill Hunt breaks down the growing problem on The OpenGov Foundation blog, and makes the case for the adoption of a flexible, clear and useable standard […]

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Announcing the AmLegal Decoder: A Free Tool to Publish Laws Seamlessly Online in Ridiculously Useful Open Data Formats

Benefits of “Decoded Law” Now Available to Residents of All 2,000 American Legal Cities   CINCINNATI, OH / WASHINGTON, DC—The American Legal Publishing Corporation and The OpenGov Foundation today announced the creation of the AmLegal Decoder, a new tool that seamlessly transforms hard-to-use municipal laws and legal codes into modern, restriction-free and user-friendly open data accessible via the […]

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CivSource on the Launch of AmericaDecoded.org

Visit CivSource for the full story. OpenGov Foundation Launches AmericaDecoded.org March 11, 2014 · by Bailey McCann The OpenGov Foundation is out with a new project designed to open up city and state statutes – AmericaDecoded.org. Through this new website, citizens, stakeholders and public servants can access, explore and use the municipal laws and legal […]

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