Category Archives: Articles and papers

Legal informatics papers at ICEGOV 2014

Several papers on legal informatics or legal data analysis are scheduled to be presented at ICEGOV 2014: International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, being held 27-30 October 2014 in Guimarães, Portugal. Here are the legal informatics … Continue reading

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Katz: The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century

Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century, forthcoming in University of Illinois Law Review. Here is a portion of the abstract, from Dan’s post … Continue reading

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Li et al.: Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code

William P. Li, Pablo Azar, David Larochelle, Phil Hill, and Andrew W. Lo have posted Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code, at SSRN. Here is the abstract: The agglomeration of rules and regulations … Continue reading

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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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