Monthly Archives: March 2011

McGrath on Legislative Workbench Legislative Information System

Sean McGrath of Proplyon has posted Legislative Workbench (LWB) Technical White Paper, Version 1.0 (2011). The paper describes the architecture of the system that powers KLISS, the Kansas Legislative Information Services System. Click here for Sean’s earlier posts about KLISS.

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Richardson on E-Possession

Sally B. Richardson, Esq. presented a paper entitled E-Possession, at ALPS 2011: The Association for Law, Property, and Society Annual Meeting, held 4-5 March 2011 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA. Here is the abstract: To acquire … Continue reading

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New Free Database of U.S. Court Decisions, Using RECOP Data, by John Joergensen

John Joergensen of the Rutgers Camden Law Library has created a new, free, full-text database of what appear to be all judicial decisions issued by U.S. state and federal courts from January 2011 to present: State and Federal Caselaw from … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop on Agent Model-Based Reasoning in Law

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 14 April 2011 — has been issued for The 2011 Workshop on Agent Model-Based Reasoning in Law, to be held 6 June 2011, at The University of Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Le Métayer et al. on Liability Issues in Software Engineering: Case Study of eSignatures

Daniel Le Métayer of INRIA Grenoble – Rhône-Alpes, and colleagues, have published Liability Issues in Software Engineering: The Use of Formal Methods to Reduce Legal Uncertainties, Communications of the ACM, 54(4), 99-106 (April 2010). Here is the abstract: This paper … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: DESI IV: Workshop on Discovery of Electronically Stored Information

A call for papers — with submission deadlines of 1 April 2011 for research papers, and 22 April 2011 for position papers — has been issued for DESI IV: Workshop on Setting Standards for Searching Electronically Stored Information in Discovery … Continue reading

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Bommarito, Katz, and Isaacs: An Empirical Survey of the Population of United States Tax Court Written Decisions

Michael J. Bommarito II and Daniel Martin Katz, both of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems and Computational Legal Studies, and Jillian Isaacs-See of BDO USA, LLP, have published An Empirical Survey of the Population … Continue reading

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Leong and Mullins: An Empirical Examination of Gender and Student Note Publication 1999-2009

Professor Nancy Leong of William and Mary Law School and Jennifer Mullins of American University Washington College of Law have posted An Empirical Examination of Gender and Student Note Publication 1999-2009, forthcoming in American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy … Continue reading

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Hage on a Model of Legal Acts as a Basis for Computational Systems

Professor Dr. Jaap Hage of Maastricht University, Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid has posted A Model of Legal Acts: Part 1: The World of Law and A Model of Legal Acts: Part 2: The Operation of Legal Acts on SSRN. Here are … Continue reading

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Updated: Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, or that are known to welcome papers on legal information systems. Click here for a list of events just … Continue reading

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