Category Archives: Articles and papers

Sim et al.: The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Yanchuan Sim, Bryan Routledge, and Noah A. Smith presented a paper entitled The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court, at New Directions in Text as Data 2014, held 10-11 October 2014 at Northwestern University … Continue reading

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Shcherbak: Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming

Sergii Shcherbak of Stockholm University has posted a paper entitled Integrating Computer Science into Legal Discipline: The Rise of Legal Programming, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this paper, the complex nature of relations between law and cyberspace, and … Continue reading

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Maharg: Convergence and fragmentation: Research, informatics and legal education

Paul Maharg of Australian National University has posted slides of a presentation entitled Convergence and fragmentation: Research, informatics and legal education, being given this week at Melbourne Law School. According to Maharg’s new post about the presentation, “The paper is … Continue reading

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Lippe and Katz: Ten predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession

Paul Lippe and Daniel Martin Katz have published 10 predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession, in ABA Journal. Dan Katz has written a post about the article at Computational Legal Studies, where he introduces the article: … Continue reading

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Murray: Visual Legal Rhetoric for Cross-Cultural Communication

Michael D. Murray of Valparaiso University has posted Visual Legal Rhetoric for Cross-Cultural Communication. Here is the abstract: This Article addresses communication within the “new normal” in legal education and law practice in which our audiences of LL.M. and J.D. … Continue reading

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New issue of Journal of Open Access to Law

A new issue of Journal of Open Access to Law has been published (volume 2, number 1, 2014). Here are the contents: Ursula Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law … Continue reading

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