Category Archives: Articles and papers

Ruhl and Katz: How Complex is the Law, and How Complex Should It Be?

Professor Dr. J. B. Ruhl of Vanderbilt University and Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory, presented a paper entitled How Complex is the Law, and How Complex Should It Be?, at SEAL … Continue reading

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Chou et al.: Automated prediction of construction contract disputes with hybrid AI model

Professor Dr. Jui-Sheng Chou, Professor Dr. Min-Yuan Cheng, Yu-Wei Wu, and Anh-Duc Pham have published Optimizing parameters of support vector machine using fast messy genetic algorithm for dispute classification, Expert Systems with Applications, 41, 3955–3964 (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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CanLII Connects: Free public access to commentary on Canadian court decisions

CanLII Connects has launched. CanLII Connects, developed by the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), provides free public “access [to] high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.” CanLII Connects has a tumblr and a Twitter account: @CanLIIConnects Here is a description … Continue reading

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Conti et al.: A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement

Professor Dr. Gregory Conti, Professor Dr. Woodrow Hartzog, Professor Dr. John Nelson, and Professor Dr. Lisa A. Shay have posted the full text of their paper entitled A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement, presented this week at … Continue reading

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Rice and Zorn: Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies: Application to court decisions

Professor Dr. Douglas R. Rice of the University of Mississippi and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University presented a paper entitled Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies, at MPSA 2014: Midwest Political Science Association Conference, being … Continue reading

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Kerr and Mathen: Chief Justice John Roberts Is a Robot: A thought experiment

Professor Dr. Ian Kerr and Professor Carissima Mathen, both of the University of Ottawa, have posted the full text of their paper entitled Chief Justice John Roberts is a Robot, being presented this week at We Robot 2014, at the … Continue reading

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Panel: Crowdsourcing the Law: Collaborative Legal Platforms, 4 April 2014

A panel entitled Crowdsourcing the Law: Collaborative Legal Platforms, will be held at a symposium, From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers, being held 4 April 2014 at Brooklyn Law School. Click here for livestream video … Continue reading

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Sartor: Notions and categories of legal informatics

Professor Dr. Giovanni Sartor of European University Institute has published Notions and categories of legal informatics, in Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona (Eds.), Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014). Here … Continue reading

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Peruginelli and Ragona: Foreword to Legal informatics in Italy

Dr. Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona, of ITTIG-CNR have posted the Foreword of their new article collection entitled Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014). Here excerpts from the Foreword: Our … Continue reading

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