Category Archives: Articles and papers

Katz, Bommarito, and Blackman: Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach

Daniel Martin Katz, Michael Bommarito, and Josh Blackman have posted a working paper entitled Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach. Here is the abstract: Building upon developments in theoretical and applied machine … Continue reading

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Morozov on algorithmic regulation

There seems to be much discussion of Evgeny Morozov’s new op-ed article on algorithmic regulation, entitled The rise of data and the death of politics, The Guardian / The Observer, 19 July 2014. The conclusion: Algorithmic regulation, whatever its immediate … Continue reading

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Colbran et al.: The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential

Stephen Colbran, Anthony Gilding, and Samuel Colbran have published The role of digital flashcards in legal education: Theory and potential, European Journal of Law and Technology, 5(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: This article describes, evaluates and reflects upon the … Continue reading

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Davis: Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age

The following forthcoming book on legal journalism may be of interest to our readers: Richard Davis (ed.), Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Here is the publisher’s description: The U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Zhang: Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities

Xiaomeng Zhang, J.D., M.S.I., M.A., of the University of Michigan has published Public Access to Primary Legal Information in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Legal Information Management, 14, 132-142 (2014). Here is the abstract: Despite a lack of a national legislation … Continue reading

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Vogel and Schrecklinger: Retrospective Digitisation of Legal Sources in Germany

Ivo Vogel and Elisabeth Schrecklinger, both of Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, have published Retrospective Digitisation of Legal Sources in Germany, Legal Information Management, 14, 105-109 (2014). Here is the abstract: This article … deals with the efforts of German libraries to … Continue reading

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de Montjoye et al.: openPDS: Protecting the Privacy of Metadata through SafeAnswers

Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, Erez Shmueli, Samuel S. Wang, and Alex Sandy Pentland, have published openPDS: Protecting the Privacy of Metadata through SafeAnswers, PLOS ONE, 9(7), e98790 (2014), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098790 Here is the abstract: The rise of smartphones and web services made … Continue reading

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Legal communication / legal informatics papers @ LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Several legal informatics or legal communication papers or programs were presented at LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, held 29 May-1 June 2014, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the … Continue reading

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