Vincent Chuang
Oct 30, 2017 · 1 min read

Lawmaking is Data-making

The Sunlight Foundation features a piece by Vincent about capturing and using legal data.

One source of valuable data, however, is often overlooked: legal data. Ordinances, regulations, and other law-related materials are one of the most important outputs of government. They not only reflect policy priorities, but they also affect day-to-day government operations and the lives of constituents.

Here, however, is the problem. Although the benefits of using legal data are many, capturing legal data is hard.

Check out the full article at the Sunlight Foundation Blog.