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22 Dec 2011, 11:06 am by legalinformatics
Slides have been posted for presentations at From Information to Knowledge: On Line Access to Legal Information, a workshop organised by ITTIG-CNR in conjunction with Festival d’Europa 2011, on 6 May 2011, in Florence, Italy. Full text of revised versions of many of the papers has been published in: Maria Angela Biasiotti and Sebastiano Faro (Eds.), From Information to Knowledge – Online Access to Legal Information: Methodologies, Trends and Perspectives (IOS, 2011). Here is a list of the papers… [read post]
15 Jun 2010, 1:58 pm by legalinformatics
A call for papers — with submission deadline of 13 September 2010 — has been issued for JURISIN 2010: The 4th International Workshop on Juris-informatics, to be held 18-19 November 2010, at the Campus Innovation Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. The workshop is collocated with JSAI-isAI 2010: The Second JSAI International Symposia on Artificial Intelligence. Papers for JURISIN 2010 are invited on the following topics: Legal reasoning Argumentation/Argumentation agent Legal term ontology Formal legal… [read post]
17 May 2010, 7:47 pm by legalinformatics
Tomasz Zurek of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University presented a paper entitled Conflicts in Legal Knowledge Base, at LIT 2010: The 3rd Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology, held 3 May 2010, in Berlin, Germany, in conjunction with BIS 2010: The 13th International Conference on Business Information Systems. Here is the abstract of the paper: The simulation of inference processes performed by lawyers can be seen as one way to create advisory legal system. In order to simulate… [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
20 Apr 2013, 4:14 pm by legalinformatics
The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (10(2), June 2013) includes several articles on legal information or decision making: Doug Williams: Do Racial Preferences Affect Minority Learning in Law Schools? Andreas Glöckner and Christoph Engel: Can We Trust Intuitive Jurors? Standards of Proof and the Probative Value of Evidence in Coherence-Based Reasoning Christina L. Boyd, David A. Hoffman, Zoran Obradovic and Kosta Ristovski: Building a Taxonomy of Litigation: Clusters of Causes of… [read post]
17 Jun 2012, 11:42 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]
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]
18 Jul 2012, 7:03 pm by legalinformatics
Tommaso Agnoloni, Dr. Ginevra Peruginelli, Maria Teresa Sagri, and Dr. Daniela Tiscornia, all of ITTIG-CNR: Istituto di Teoria e Tecniche dell’Informazione Giuridica, have published Annotation Schema for Legal Doctrine: A Case Study on DoGi Database = Schema di annotazione per la dottrina giuridica: il caso di studio della banca dati DoGi-Dottrina Giuridica, JLIS.it: Italian Journal of Library and Information Science = rivista italiana di biblioteconomia, archivistica e scienza dell’informazione… [read post]
14 Jul 2011, 10:28 pm by legalinformatics
Ed Walters, Esq., of FastCase, has posted Tear Down This (Pay)Wall: The End of Private Copyright in Public Statutes, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Walters describes the extent to which U.S. state governments and for-profit legal publishers assert copyright in U.S. state statutes, and the problems this poses for due process of law, as well as for competition and innovation in the legal publishing industry. Mr.… [read post]
3 Nov 2013, 3:14 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Peter W. Martin of Cornell Law School has launched a new blog about legal citation: Citing Legally. Two recent posts are particularly noteworthy for the legal informatics community: Nowhere versus generic citations Statutes – Citation norms that reinforce copyright claims Filed under: Applications, Blogs, Others' scholarly or sophisticated blogposts, Policy debates, Policy Materials, Standards Tagged: Citation of legal authorities, Citing Legally, Copyright in laws, Copyright in… [read post]
22 May 2010, 4:46 pm by legalinformatics
Marwane El Kharbili of Université du Luxembourg Computer Science and Communications Research Unit and Piotr Stolarski of the Poznan University of Economics Department of Information Systems have published Building-Up a Reference Generic Regulation Ontology: A Bottom-Up Approach, in Business Information Systems Workshops: BIS 2009 International Workshops, Poznan, Poland, April 27-29, 2009, Revised Papers (2009). The paper was originally presented at LIT 2009: The 2nd Workshop on Legal Informatics… [read post]
23 Dec 2010, 11:25 am by legalinformatics
A call for papers — with abstract submission deadline of 25 February 2011, and full paper submission deadline of 4 March 2011 — has been issued for RuleML 2011: The 5th International Symposium on Rules, to be held 19-21 July 2011, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The symposium is being held in conjunction with IJCAI-11: The 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, being held 16-22 July 2011 in Barcelona. Papers are invited on the following topics: Rules and Automated… [read post]
20 Feb 2011, 7:57 pm by Editor
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27 May 2013, 1:29 pm by legalinformatics
Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack has posted Open Government Data Maturity Model as part of his book, Open Government Data. Here is the description of the model: We live in a resource-constrained world where it is important to consider not just what we want, i.e. the principles of open government data, but also what we are willing to give up to get it. This chart provides a road map for deciding between the many aspects of open government data. [...] The model is expressed in an expandable interactive… [read post]
2 Apr 2014, 3:16 am by legalinformatics
OpenLaws.eu — a new project aimed at improving access to legal information in the European Union — has launched. In 2013 the project received funding from European Commission (DG Justice). Here is a description from the project’s Website: openlaws will make legislation, case law and legal literature more accessible. Together with YOU we will add a social layer on top of existing legal information systems. With openlaws it will be easier to work with others and to organize legal… [read post]