Category Archives: Case studies

Young and Hermida: Computational journalism and crime reporting

Mary Lynn Young and Alfred Hermida have published From Mr. and Mrs. Outlier To Central Tendencies: Computational journalism and crime reporting at the Los Angeles Times, forthcoming in Digital Journalism. Here is the abstract: This study examines the impact of … Continue reading

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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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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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