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25 Oct 2012, 3:22 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Douglas Walton of the University of Windsor, and Nanning Zhang of China University of Political Science and Law, have published The Epistemology of Scientific Evidence, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: In place of the traditional epistemological view of knowledge as justified true belief we argue that artificial intelligence and law needs an evidence-based epistemology according to which scientific knowledge is based on critical analysis of evidence… [read post]
4 Mar 2012, 2:04 pm by legalinformatics
A call for papers and presentations — with submission deadline of 15 March 2012 — has been issued for LVI 2012: The Law via the Internet Conference — the international conference of the legal information institutes and the free-access-to-law community — to be held October 7-9, 2012 at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York. Papers and presentations are invited respecting the following tracks: Track 1: The Promise and Reality of e-Participation Track 2: The Business of (Open) Legal… [read post]
9 Jun 2012, 10:55 am by legalinformatics
The program has been posted for LawTechCamp London 2012 — “a BarCamp-style community UnConference for new media and technology enthusiasts and legal professionals” — to be held 29 June 2012 in London, England, UK. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lawtechcamplondon. A notable characteristic of this event is that it gathers together in one place individuals from most of the different subgroups of the legal informatics community. The event’s organizers… [read post]
14 Jul 2012, 12:15 pm by legalinformatics
Several legal informatics or legal communication papers or presentations have been given at ILEC 5: The 2012 International Legal Ethics Conference, held 12-14 Juley 2012 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #ilec2012. Click here for the conference program. [read post]
15 Jul 2010, 7:14 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Simon Attfield of the Middlesex University School of Engineering and Information Sciences Interaction Design Centre, and Professor Ann Blandford of University College London UCL Interaction Centre, have published Discovery-Led Refinement in e-Discovery Investigations: Sensemaking, Cognitive Ergonomics and System Design, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: Given the very large numbers of documents involved in e-discovery investigations, lawyers face a… [read post]
22 Sep 2011, 10:31 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers — with an extended submission deadline of 28 September 2011 — has been issued for JURISIN 2011: The Fifth International Workshop on Juris-informatics, to be held 1-2 December 2011, in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. Papers are invited on the following topics: Legal reasoning Argumentation/Argumentation agent Legal term ontology Formal legal knowledge-base/Intelligent management of legal knowledge-base Translation of legal documents Computer-aided law education Use of Informatics… [read post]
6 Aug 2013, 9:05 pm by legalinformatics
Gary Sieling of Wingspan Technology has posted Visualizing Citations in U.S. Law, at his blog. Here is an excerpt: This visualization shows how frequently citations occur between sections of U.S. Law. Mouseover to focus on a particular Title. The thickness of the links between Titles encodes the frequency of citations between the sections, including self-citations. Since the names don’t fit in the chart, a full list of titles is included below and in a tooltip. Data is based on U.S Code XML… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 2:22 am by legalinformatics
Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Aberdeen has posted slides of his presentation entitled Annotating, Extracting, and Linking Legal Information, given 11 March 2014 at the University of Edinburgh. Topics covered in the presentation include: Resources for marking up legal texts, including LegalRuleML, Oracle Policy Automation, and TSO’s OpenUp Platform Sources of marked up legal texts, such as, Google Scholar’s case law database, and Dr. Rinke Hoekstra‘s MetaLex… [read post]
27 Jul 2012, 7:53 pm by legalinformatics
SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice, is being held 26-28 July 2012 at New York Law School, in New York, New York, USA. Click here for the conference Website. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #subtech2012. Click here for a livestream of tweets from the conference (HT @reneeknake). The complete conference program does not appear to be available. Filed under: Applications, Conference Announcements, Conference resources Tagged:… [read post]
6 Mar 2013, 5:40 pm by legalinformatics
Giovanni Sileno, M. Sc., Dr. Alexander Boer, and Professor Dr. Tom Van Engers, all of the Leibniz Center for Law at the University of Amsterdam, presented a paper entitled The Institutional Stance in Agent-based Simulations, at ICAART 2013: International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, held 15-18 February in Barcelona. Here is the abstract: This paper presents a multi-agent framework intended to animate scenarios of compliance and non-compliance in a normative system. With the… [read post]
3 Nov 2013, 12:36 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers — with submission deadline of 15 November 2013 — has been issued for AICOL V: Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and the Complexity of Legal Systems, jointly with Special Workshop on Social Intelligence and the Law, being held 11 December 2013 in Bologna, in conjunction with JURIX 2013. Papers are invited on the following topics: Intentionality and collective action Social, Collective and Emotional Intelligence Cognitive models Fundamental legal concepts and… [read post]
24 Oct 2013, 9:41 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Margaret Hagan of Stanford University has launched a redesigned version of Open Law Lab, “an initiative to design law: to make it more accessible, more usable, and more engaging.” The site highlights the topics of legal design process, visual law, access to justice, and legal education and practice. The Resources section provides access to a great set of resources on user research in legal information system design. For more details, please see the site. HT @margarethagan Filed… [read post]
18 May 2010, 8:18 pm by legalinformatics
Enrico Francesconi, Simonetta Montemagni, Wim Peters, and Daniela Tiscornia (editors) have published Semantic Processing of Legal Texts: Where the Language of Law Meets the Law of Language (2010), the proceedings of SPLeT 2008: Workshop on Semantic Processing of Legal Texts, held 27 May 2008 in Marrakech, Morocco, in conjunction with LREC 2008: The 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. Here are the contents of the volume: Giulia Venturi, Legal Language and Legal Knowledge Management… [read post]
28 Aug 2012, 12:58 pm by legalinformatics
Qiang Lu and Jack G. Conrad , both of Thomson Reuters, will present a paper entitled Bringing Order to Legal Documents: An Issue-based Recommendation System via Cluster Association, at KEOD 2012: The 4th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, to be held 4-7 October 2012 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Here is the abstract: The task of recommending content to professionals (such as attorneys or brokers) differs greatly from the task of recommending news to… [read post]
9 Jul 2012, 8:51 pm by legalinformatics
ReInvent Law Dubai 2012: Unconference on Law, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship will be held 10 December 2012 at Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai, UAE, according to an announcement at Computational Legal Studies. The event’s organizers will be Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz and Professor Renee Newman Knake, both of the Michigan State University College of Law and its new ReInvent Law Laboratory. According to the event brochure: ReInvent Law Dubai is an (un)conference focusing on… [read post]
10 Jun 2013, 12:31 am by legalinformatics
ICAIL 2013: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, is being held 10-14 June 2013 in Rome, Italy. Click here for the conference Website. Click here for the conference program. Click here for the list of tutorials and workshops. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #icail2013 and the conference Twitter account is @ICAIL2013 Filed under: Conference Announcements, Conference resources Tagged: #icail2013, Artificial intelligence and law, ICAIL, ICAIL 2013, International… [read post]
10 Mar 2010, 2:56 pm by legalinformatics
Joshua Warren and Professor Deanna Kuhn, both of Columbia University Teachers College, and Dr. Michael Weinstock of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, have published How Do Jurors Argue with One Another?, 5 Judgment and Decision Making 64 (2010) (Issue no. 1). Here is the abstract: We asked jurors awaiting trial assignment to listen to a recorded synopsis of an authentic criminal trial and to make a choice among 4 verdict possibilities. Each participant juror then deliberated with another juror… [read post]
5 Feb 2010, 4:45 pm by legalinformatics
A call for papers, with abstract submission deadline of 21 March 2010 and paper submission deadline of 28 March 2010, has been issued for GandALF 2010: The First International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification, to be held 17-18 June 2010 in Minori, Italy. Papers are invited on the following topics: “Automata Theory Automated Deduction Logical aspects of Computational Complexity Concurrency and Distributed computation Decision Procedures Deductive, Compositional, and… [read post]
25 Sep 2013, 3:46 pm by legalinformatics
LVI 2013: Law via the Internet Conference, the conference of the free-access-to-law community, is being held 26-27 September in Jersey, Channel Islands. Click here for the conference program, which includes abstracts and links to slides. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #lvi2013 The conference Twitter account is @JerseyLVI2013 Ann Priestley is archiving the Twitter tweets from the conference at Danegeld, and is maintaining a visualization of the tweets. Filed under: Abstracts, Conference… [read post]
19 Mar 2014, 2:52 am by legalinformatics
The call for abstracts has been posted for LVI 2014: Law via the Internet Conference, being held 30 September-1 October 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. The submission deadline for abstracts is 15 April 2014. Here are excerpts from the call: [...] Topics: Submission of papers is invited on topics including but not limited to the following: Building economically sustainable Legal Information Institutes Electoral management, politics and policy making through technology and web based applications Open data… [read post]