Monthly Archives: July 2009

Visualization of Quantitative Legal Information

[NOTE: Updated on 8-1-2009 to include a reference to continuing legal education.] A recent trend in legal information systems development & scholarship is the use of software to generate graphical representations, often referred to as “visualizations,” of quantitative law-related information. … Continue reading

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Conference: The Future of Today’s Legal Scholarship: Webcast Available

[NOTE: Updated on 7-30-2009 @ 11:12 p.m. to add links to Prof. Tushnet's notes.] Webcasts and Professor Rebecca Tushnet‘s notes (here, here, & here) of the sessions from the conference entitled “The Future of Today’s Legal Scholarship: A Symposium in … Continue reading

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First Seminar on eJustice: Toward a Transparent System of Justice

The First Seminar on eJustice: Toward a Transparent System of Justice, sponsored by the Documentation Sciences Foundation (CD), will be held September 24, 2009, jointly in two locations, linked by videoconferencing: the Centre for Advanced Tecnologies of Extremadura (CETA) in … Continue reading

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Automated Content Analysis and the Law: Workshop at National Science Foundation

In a new post, Dr. Adam Wyner describes an invited workshop on Automated Content Analysis and the Law, to be held August 3-4, 2009 at the headquarters of the National Science Foundation in North Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Wyner reports that … Continue reading

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AALL 2009

The 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL 2009), is taking place July 25-28, 2009, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC. The conference theme is “Innovate 2009.” The conference program is available … Continue reading

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Wardeh, Bench-Capon, & Coenen on PADUA: A Protocol for Argumentation Dialogue Using Association Rules

Maya Wardeh, Trevor Bench-Capon, and Frans Coenen, all of the Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool, have published PADUA: A Protocol for Argumentation Dialogue Using Association Rules, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: “We describe … Continue reading

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NIEM 2.1 to Be Released in Late Summer 2009

Version 2.1, a new version, of the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is to be released in late summer 2009, according to an article in the July 2009 issue of NIEM Newsletter. NIEM is a standard for facilitating the exchange … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended: Call for Papers: AICOL 09

The deadline has been extended to July 15, 2009 respecting the call for papers for AI Approaches to the Complexity of Legal Systems: Multilingual Ontologies, Multiagent Systems, Distributed Networks (AICOL 09), to be held September 15-16, 2009 in Beijing, in … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Papers from CAiSE ’09

Two legal informatics papers presented at the 21st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems (CAiSE ’09), held June 8-12, 2009 in Amsterdam, have been published in volume 453 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings (CEUR-WS.org): Motoshi Saeki, Haruhiko Kaiya, & Satoshi Hattori, … Continue reading

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