Category Archives: Calls for participation

Hwang: The Legal Innovation Defense Fund

Tim Hwang of the Data and Society Institute invites participation in a new project: The Legal Innovation Defense (LID) Fund, described in a new post at Robot Robot and Hwang. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Today, I want … Continue reading

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Call for participation: Automated summarization of legal documents task, at FIRE 2014

A call for participation has been issued for a task concerning automated summarization of legal documents, at FIRE 2014: Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, 5-7 December 2014, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.. Here are excerpts from the call: [...] Legal documents … Continue reading

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Gunst and Lai: LawGives is crowdsourcing the writing of a legal guide to Bitcoin

Pieter Gunst and Tony Lai of LawGives announced last week that LawGives is crowdsourcing the writing of a legal guide to Bitcoin: Help us open-source Bitcoin Law. Here is an excerpt from the announcement: [...] We’re also huge Bitcoin enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Conference Calendar: Updated as of September 2014

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on … Continue reading

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Call for participation: COLIEE-14: Competition on Legal Information Extraction/Entailment

A call for participation has been issued for COLIEE-14: Competition on Legal Information Extraction/Entailment, to be held 23-24 November 2014 in conjunction with JURISIN 2014 at Keio University Kanagawa. Here is a description of the competition: As an associated event … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Conference Calendar: Updated as of June 2014

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on … Continue reading

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Carmel: A project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large

Joe Carmel has posted a description of a new project to increase free public access to the U.S. Statutes at Large, and a call to participate in that project: US Statutes at Large: Essential to understanding our laws and legislative … Continue reading

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