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27 Jan 2010, 3:09 pm by legalinformatics
Videos are now available for all of the workshop panels and the Law.gov panel from Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), a workshop held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). Click here for a summary of the legal-information-related discussion at the workshop. Posted in Applications, Articles and papers, Conference papers, Conference proceedings, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: AustLII,… [read post]
5 May 2013, 1:56 pm by legalinformatics
The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on those topics. The calendar also lists legal hackathons and other legal hacking events. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on… [read post]
2 Aug 2010, 12:41 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Leeds Centre for Digital Citizenship has published Towards Annotating and Extracting Textual Legal Case Elements, in LOAIT 2010: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Legal Ontologies and Artificial Intelligence Techniques, European University Institute, Fiesole, Florence, Italy, July 7th, 2010, at 9-18 (Enrico Francesconi, Simonetta Montemagni, Piercarlo Rossi, and Daniela Tiscornia eds., 2010). Here is the abstract: In common law contexts, legal cases are decided… [read post]
11 Jan 2010, 3:05 am by Editor
Blawg Review #246 is up at The Client Revolution. [read post]
31 Mar 2014, 12:57 am by legalinformatics
Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has published Machine Learning and Law, Washington Law Review, 89, 87-115 (2014). Here is the abstract: This Article explores the application of machine learning techniques within the practice of law. Broadly speaking “machine learning” refers to computer algorithms that have the ability to “learn” or improve in performance over time on some task. In general, machine learning algorithms are designed to detect patterns in… [read post]
25 Dec 2013, 1:52 pm by legalinformatics
Enric G. Torrents of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and Dr. Sergio Puig of Stanford Law School, have posted The Case for Linking World Law Data, forthcoming in Journal of Open Access to Law. Here is the abstract: The present paper advocates for the creation of a federated, hybrid database in the cloud, integrating law data from all available public sources in one single open access system — adding, in the process, relevant meta-data to the indexed documents, including the… [read post]
24 Mar 2013, 9:50 am by legalinformatics
Dr. James Maclean of the University of Southampton Law School has published a new book entitled Rethinking Law as Process: Creativity, Novelty, Change, (Routledge, 2013). Here is the abstract: Rethinking Law as Process draws on insights from ‘process philosophy’ in order to rethink the nature of legal decision-making. While there have been significant developments in the application of ‘process’ thought across a number of disciplines, little notice has been taken of… [read post]
12 Aug 2013, 10:38 am by legalinformatics
The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on those topics. The calendar also lists legal hackathons and other legal hacking events. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on… [read post]
7 Jan 2010, 1:30 pm by legalinformatics
AALS 2010: The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, is being held 6-10 January 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The conference theme is “Transformative Law.” Many of the programs concern legal technology or legal communication. The conference Website is available here. The conference program is available here. The conference events are being tweeted on Twitter at #aals and #aals2010. Posted in Conference Announcements Tagged: AALS, AALS 2010, Academic law… [read post]
22 Jan 2010, 12:57 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Adam Wyner of the University College London Department of Computer Science has published a series of posts on legal information annotation and extraction, using GATE: The General Architecture for Text Engineering, on his blog, Language Logic Law Software. The content of these posts was presented in Dr. Wyner’s tutorial at JURIX 2009, the slides of which are available here. Posted in Applications, Others' scholarly or sophisticated blogposts, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged:… [read post]
7 Jun 2013, 3:27 pm by legalinformatics
Applications are invited for LEX Summer School 2013: Managing Legal Resources in the Semantic Web, to be held 2-7 September 2013 in Ravenna, Italy. The summer school will be followed by the Akoma Ntoso Developers Workshop, 9-10 September 2013, in Ravenna. Here is the description: The school aims at providing knowledge of the most significant ICT standards emerging for legislation, judiciary, parliamentary and administrative documents. The course provides understanding of their impact in the… [read post]
6 Jan 2013, 8:30 pm by legalinformatics
At least two legal informatics papers will be presented this week at HICSS 46 (a.k.a. HICSS 2013): Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, being held 7-10 January 2013 in Maui, Hawaii: Keith Walker and Douglas Oard: Extending Argument Maps To Provide Decision Support For Rulemaking Petra Asprion and Gerhard Knolmayer: Assimilation of Compliance Software in Highly Regulated Industries: An Empirical Multitheoretical Investigation I’ve requested abstracts from the authors and if the… [read post]
3 Jun 2012, 11:03 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Paulo Quaresma of Universidade de Évora Departamento de Informática has published Legal Information Extraction ? Machine Learning Algorithms + Linguistic Information, in LREC 2012 Conference Proceedings: Semantic Processing of Legal Texts (SPLeT-2012) Workshop, pp. 37-38. Here is the abstract: In order to automatically extract information from legal texts we propose the use of a mixed approach, using linguistic information and machine learning techniques. In the proposed… [read post]
20 Jan 2013, 3:42 am by legalinformatics
The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on those topics. The calendar also lists legal hackathons and other legal hacking events. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on… [read post]
2 Feb 2014, 1:18 am by legalinformatics
The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on those topics. The calendar also lists legal hackathons and other legal hacking events. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. Valentino Spataro’s enhanced version of the calendar is… [read post]
8 Jan 2013, 8:12 pm by legalinformatics
The new EU Data Portal has opened with a preliminary set of metadata, which include links to and descriptions of several law-related authority files: Names of legal roles Names of legal resource types Names of corporate bodies Names of treaties Names of inter-institutional legal procedures Each authority file is available in SKOS, XML, XSD, and HTML, and is published by the EU Publications Office in its Metadata Registry. Filed under: Authority Files, Data sets Tagged: EU, EU legal information… [read post]
1 Jul 2013, 1:45 am by legalinformatics
The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on those topics. The calendar also lists legal hackathons and other legal hacking events. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on… [read post]
4 May 2013, 8:56 am by legalinformatics
Dr. David A. Lagnado of University College London, and Professor Dr. Norman Fenton and Professor Dr. Martin Neil, both of Queen Mary University of London, have published Legal idioms: A framework for evidential reasoning, Argument & Computation 4(1), 46-63 (2013). Here is the abstract: How do people make legal judgments based on complex bodies of interrelated evidence? This paper outlines a novel framework for evidential reasoning using causal idioms. These idioms are based on the qualitative… [read post]
19 Feb 2011, 1:06 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers — with submission deadline of 16 May 2011 — has been issued for AICOL 2011: The Third Workshop on AI Approaches to the Complexity of Law , to be held 16 August 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The workshop is to be held in conjunction with IVR 2011: XXV. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. Papers for AICOL 2011 are invited on the following topics: Law and Science Law and Cognitive Science Law and Complexity Theory Complex Systems Legal Theory… [read post]
25 May 2010, 6:47 pm by legalinformatics
M. Saravanan and Professor Balaraman Ravindran, both of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, have published Identification of Rhetorical Roles for Segmentation and Summarization of a Legal Judgment, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: Legal judgments are complex in nature and hence a brief summary of the judgment, known as a headnote, is generated by experts to enable quick perusal. Headnote generation is… [read post]