Monthly Archives: June 2010

Legal Technology Institute Goes Private

The University of Florida Legal Technology Institute has ceased its affiliation with the university, and has merged with Adkins Consulting Group, to form a new entity called the Legal Technology Institute, according to an announcement by the Institute’s director, Andrew … Continue reading

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Call for Participation: Zotero Bluebook Development

Professor Frank Bennett of the Nagoya University Graduate School of Law has asked me to post the following message, and to invite interested individuals to participate in this exciting project: “Zotero and the Bluebook are about to become good friends. … Continue reading

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Videos Available for CALICon 2010

Videos are now available of many of the programs presented at CALICon 2010: The 20th Annual Conference for Law School Computing, held 24-26 June 2010 at the Rutgers Camden School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, USA. Click here for … Continue reading

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Rutter & Goodenough on Digital Lawyering in the Law School Curriculum

Brock Rutter, Esq. of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and Professor Oliver R. Goodenough of Vermont Law School and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, will present a paper entitled Digital … Continue reading

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Demo Available of Digital LLC Project, from Law Lab at Berkman Center

A demo is available of Digital LLC, “open-source software that provides entrepreneurs with the tools to take advantage of Vermont’s recent [...] legislation allowing ‘virtual LLCs’ and ‘virtual corporations’ to achieve full legal status and to exist entirely in digital … Continue reading

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Magdy & Jones on Examining the Robustness of Evaluation Metrics for Patent Retrieval with Incomplete Relevance Judgements

Walid Magdy and Dr. Gareth J. F. Jones, both of the Dublin City University School of Computing, will present a paper entitled Examining the Robustness of Evaluation Metrics for Patent Retrieval with Incomplete Relevance Judgements, at CLEF 2010: The Conference … Continue reading

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Shecter Wins CivicApps for Greater Portland Best Idea Award

Robb Shecter, creator of OregonLaws.org and WebLaws.org, has won the 2010 CivicApps for Greater Portland Best Idea Award. Robb won for his proposal called Community-Contributed Datasets, of which his OregonLaws.org legal glossary is an example. Click here for Robb’s discussion … Continue reading

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Bladow on Opening the Courts: Using Technology to Empower the Unrepresented

A video is available of a presentation by Kate Bladow of Pro Bono Net, entitled Opening the Courts: Using Technology to Empower the Unrepresented, given 25 May 2010 at Gov 2.0 Expo 2010 in Washington, DC, USA. The presentation concerns … Continue reading

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Zhang & Walton on Recent Trends in Evidence Law in China and the New Evidence Scholarship

Dr. Nanning Zhang of China University of Political Science and Law, and Professor Douglas Walton of the University of Windsor Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric, have published Recent Trends in Evidence Law in China and the New … Continue reading

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Wechsler on Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Indian Patent Information: Asia’s Rising Role in Technology Disclosure through the Patent System

Andrea Wechsler, LL.M., of Max-Planck-Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, Wettbewerbs- und Steuerrecht has published Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Indian Patent Information: Asia’s Rising Role in Technology Disclosure through the Patent System, 2 Tsinghua China Law Review, Issue No. 1, Fall 2009, … Continue reading

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