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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]
29 Nov 2012, 7:11 am by legalinformatics
Dr. Nicolas Jondet of University of Strathclyde School of Law has posted slides of his presentation entitled Entrepôts institutionnels et respect des références internationales de citation numérique, given last week at Journées européennes d’informatique 2012 = European Legal e-Access Conference. The presentation describes the use of the open source citation management software Zotero for legal research and writing. For more on Zotero and legal… [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 8:27 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. Valentino Spataro’s enhanced version of the calendar is… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 1:41 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers has been posted for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. There are many submission deadlines, the earliest being 5 September 2014 for papers, posters, and demos. Please see the call for papers for the list of other important dates. The Twitter hashtags for the conference appear to be #jurix2014 and #jurix14 Papers, workshops, workshop papers, posters, demos, and… [read post]
10 Jul 2011, 4:50 pm by legalinformatics
Abstracts have been posted for the papers presented at Current Legal Issues Colloquium 2011 – Law and Language, held 4-5 July 2011 at University College London Faculty of Laws. The papers concern a range of current issues in the fields of linguistics, text analysis, rhetoric, and textual interpretation, all as applied to legal texts. Filed under: Articles and papers, Conference papers, Conference proceedings Tagged: Current Legal Issues Colloquium 2011 Law and Language, Legal argumentation, Legal… [read post]
25 May 2013, 7:13 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Frank Bennett of Nagoya University Graduate School of Law has just published a new book entitled Citations, Out of the Box: Adapting Zotero for legal and multilingual research (free version here ; for-fee version here). Click here for Frank’s post about the book. Here is the publisher’s description: An introduction to MLZ (Multilingual Zotero), a multilingual prototype of the open-source reference manager Zotero with support for legal writing. Multilingual Zotero is an… [read post]
19 Feb 2014, 1:42 am by legalinformatics
OpenLaws.eu is a new project aimed at improving access to legal information in the European Union. In 2013 the project received funding from European Commission (DG Justice). According to the project’s Website, the project lasts for two years and begins in April 2014. The project has a Twitter account — @OpenLaws — and a Facebook page. Here is a description of the project, from the grant announcement: Our vision is to provide open and easy access to legal information for everybody:… [read post]
28 Feb 2014, 3:13 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Lab, and Michael J. Bommarito II, M.S.E., M.A., of Bommarito Consulting, have posted slides of their presentation entitled Legal Analytics, Machine Learning, and Some Comments on the Status of Innovation in the Legal Industry, given 26 February 2014 at the Forum on Legal Evolution, in New York City. The presentation deals with a number of topics, including the role of legal startups at performing research and… [read post]
16 Dec 2013, 12:00 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Tue Herlau, Professor Dr. Mikkel N. Schmidt, and Professor Dr. Morten Mørup have published Cross-categorization of legal concepts across boundaries of legal systems: in consideration of inferential links, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: This work contrasts Giovanni Sartor’s view of inferential semantics of legal concepts (Sartor in Artif Intell Law 17:217–251, 2009) with a probabilistic model of theory… [read post]
28 Mar 2014, 12:26 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers has been issued for ATGRC 2014: International Workshop: Advanced Technologies for Governance Risk and Compliance, to be held 2 September 2014 in Munich, Germany. The submission deadline is 29 March 2014. Here is the description: Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Information Systems provide key functionalities – ranging from risk program management to regulatory monitoring and reporting – to different stakeholders within an enterprise. GRC is moving toward “a… [read post]
23 Dec 2013, 6:49 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. Valentino Spataro’s enhanced version of the calendar is… [read post]
14 Sep 2012, 12:29 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. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on the calendar but are not; or if you spot errors in the calendar, I’d… [read post]
5 Dec 2012, 4:53 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. John Bell of the University of Cambridge has published The Future of Legal Research, Legal Information Management, 12(4), 314-317 (2012). Here is the abstract: This article is based on a presentation given by John Bell at the annual conference of The Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) held in Bristol in September 2012. His talk reflects the immediate challenges facing law schools, academic lawyers and the legal publishing industry in the light of the recent Finch Report and the subsequent… [read post]
18 Jan 2014, 4:32 am by legalinformatics
LSC TIG 2014: Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants Conference, was held 15-17 January 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The Twitter hashtags for the event seem to have been #lsctig and #lsctig14 Click here for a storify of Twitter tweets from the event. Click here for the conference program. Selected resources related to the event are linked in the comments to this post.Filed under: Applications, Projects, Storify, Technology developments, Technology tools Tagged: Access to… [read post]
10 May 2012, 6:53 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. Click here for a list of events just added to the calendar. If you know of events or other information that should be on the calendar but are not; or if you spot errors in the calendar, I’d… [read post]
8 Nov 2013, 5:11 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. Valentino Spataro’s enhanced version of the calendar is… [read post]
18 Apr 2011, 2:59 pm by legalinformatics
[Update 20 April 2011: Click here for video of the panel containing this presentation. Click here for videos of the entire NELIC conference. HT @LSNTAP.] Michael Poulshock, Esq., of Stanford University’s CodeX Center for Computers and Law has posted his remarks given at the “Legal Automation” panel at NELIC 2011: The New and Emerging Legal Infrastructures Conference, held 15 April 2011 at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall, in Berkeley, California, USA. The post… [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 law,… [read post]
22 Mar 2010, 8:41 pm by legalinformatics
Twitter tweets from the Cornell Law.gov Workshop are available at #lawgov. The purpose of this invitation-only workshop — being held 22-23 March 2010 at the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School in Ithaca, New York, USA — is to begin the development of metadata standards for a proposed distributed registry and repository of all primary U.S. legal materials. Click here for background on the Law.gov project. Thanks to LII Director Tom Bruce for graciously hosting this… [read post]