Category Archives: Case studies

Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland

Ursula Gorham of the University of Maryland has published Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland, Journal of Open Access to Law, 2(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Vlek et al.: Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: A case study evaluation

Charlotte S. Vlek, Henry Prakken, Silja Renooij, and Bart Verheij, have published Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: a case study evaluation, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: In a criminal trial, evidence is … Continue reading

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Baldoni et al.: Modeling business protocols to enable grafting of new regulations on old specifications

Professor Dr. Matteo Baldoni, Professor Dr. Cristina Baroglio, Dr. Elisa Marengo, Dr. Viviana Patti, and Federico Capuzzimati, all of Università degli Studi di Torino, have published Engineering commitment-based business protocols with the 2CL methodology, Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 28, … Continue reading

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Epstein et al.: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in e-rulemaking

Dmitry Epstein, Mary Newhart, and Rebecca Vernon have published Not by technology alone: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in policymaking, forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly. Here is the abstract: Between Twitter revolutions and Facebook elections, there is a … Continue reading

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Stern: Nonlegal citations in U.S. Supreme Court opinions

Bezalel Stern of Columbia University has published Nonlegal Citations and the Failure of Law: A Case Study of the Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term, Whittier Law Review, 35, 75-102 (2013). Here is the abstract: Nonlegal citations both exist and proliferate within … Continue reading

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Reiniger and Marston: Online notarization becomes a reality

Timothy S. Reiniger, Esq., of FutureLaw LLC, and Philip M. Marston, Esq., of Marston Law, have published The deed is done: on-line notarization becomes a reality, Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review, 10, 144-146 (2013). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Jaquith and Kraft: San Francisco Decoded Influences a Proposed Change in the Law

San Francisco Decoded — the free-access-to-law and eparticipation service created by the OpenGov Foundation, led by Seamus Kraft, using The State Decoded free-access-to-law and eparticipation software developed by Waldo Jaquith — has directly influenced a proposed recent change to a … Continue reading

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