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Past Project

Openlaw

(Berkman Project 2001-2002):

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 public, online. 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.

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 community. 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 small (and not so small) contributions.


News 01

Friday, Sep 5, 2008

United States v. Microsoft: 10 Years Later

one week away!

There is one week left to register for the "United States v. Microsoft: 10 Years Later" conference at Harvard Law School, hosted by the Berkman Center, taking place next Friday… More


People 06

Team

Charles Nesson

Director

Wendy Seltzer

Fellows Advisory Board

James Boyle

Alumni