The Movement to Make Legal Codes More Accessible Expands in Miami

From Route Fifty

Decoding legal jargon is catching on in state and local jurisdictions.

Miami-Dade County in South Florida released the beta version of its interactive, online legal code to the public Wednesday, with the goal of making jurisdictional laws understandable to non-lawyers and accessible to digital developers.

Florida’s state government and Baltimore’s city government are among those having joined the America Decoded network by opening their codes with scroll-over translations of legal jargon, but Miami-Dade is the first county-level government.

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