What is open law?
Openlaw is an experiment in crafting legal argument in an open forum.
With your assistance, we will develop arguments, draft pleadings, and edit briefs in
Who can contribute?
Non-lawyers and lawyers alike are invited to join the process by adding thoughts to the
"brainstorm" outlines, drafting and commenting on drafts in progress, and
suggesting reference sources. Openlaw is a large project built through the
coordinated effort of many contributions.
Why is this a good idea?
Building on the model of open source software, we are working from the hypothesis that
an open development process best harnesses the distributed resources of the Internet
By using the Internet, we hope to enable the public interest to speak as loudly as the
interests of corporations.
Openlaw is therefore a large project built through the coordinated effort of many
Visit other open law probjects at the Berkman Center at http://eon.law.harvard.edu/openlaw/
You can Help!
Join the team
Register with your own name and password.
Post your thoughts and suggestions.
(if you haven't joined yet, use name: guest, password: guest)
Offer feedback on documents currently being drafted.
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