3rd Hackcess to Justice hackathon winners include app built on #Drupal8

After two days of brainstorming and collaboration in North Carolina’s capital city, lawyers, students and coders developed legal apps to aid farm workers, streamline legal aid cases and evaluate legal

The $500 third place prize went to Michael Silverman, a developer. His submission of a Legal Aid eligibility test is intended to provide a simple, easy to use, mobile friendly interface that allows individuals to learn if they are eligible for legal aid by answering a few questions. Silverman plans to continue to work on the app to be accessible through voice prompts which will be translatable to different languages.


Source: App to aid migrant workers wins 3rd Hackcess to Justice hackathon :: ABA Journal

That third place prize went to an app built on Drupal 8 as a custom module. That’s pretty cool. All of the projects worked on are on the Hackcess To Justice submission page.

Summary of the 9/13/14 Legal Citation Hackathon includes links to outcomes and sources. There are a number of interesting things including using the Fastcase API.
Legal Citation Hackathon, 13 September 2014: Results, storify, links, and resources | Legal Informatics Blog :: http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com/2014/09/14/legal-citation-hackathon-13-september-2014-results-storify-links-and-resources/

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

Award winners from the recent Hackcess to Justice legal hackathon are working hard to fulfill the main goal of the event: Improving access for all Americans to effective legal assistance.

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2013 Guide to Running an Open Education Hackathon

Education and open science hackathon guide | opensource.com. – This article is from March 2013 and it provides some good ideas for organizing and running an open education hackathon. A course sprint that bring s subject matter experts together with tech and design people sounds like a good way to jump-start an open education resource project.