Category Archives: Lectures

Poulshock on Legal Knowledge Systems and the Hammurabi Project

[Update 20 April 2011: Click here for video of the panel containing this presentation. Click here for videos of the entire NELIC conference. HT @LSNTAP.] Michael Poulshock, Esq., of Stanford University’s CodeX Center for Computers and Law has posted his … Continue reading

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McCarty on Natural Language Processing and Judicial Decisions

Professor Dr. L. Thorne McCarty of the Rutgers University Department of Computer Science has posted lecture videos and other materials in connection with his recent graduate course on Natural Language Processing. The course uses examples from a judicial decision: Carter … Continue reading

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Palfrey on The Path of Legal Information

Vice Dean John G. Palfrey of the Harvard Law School recently gave a lecture entitled The Path of Legal Information, on 9 November 2010, at the Harvard Law School. In his lecture, Dean Palfrey proposes the development of an open, … Continue reading

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Wyner on Textual Information Extraction and Ontologies for Legal Case-Based Reasoning

Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Leeds Centre for Digital Citizenship has posted slides from his recent presentation entitled Textual Information Extraction and Ontologies for Legal Case-Based Reasoning, given 10 November 2010 at the ISKO UK panel Legal Know-How: … Continue reading

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Mayer on The Future of the Legal Casebook & CALI’s eLangdell Project

John P. Mayer, Executive Director of CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction gave a presentation entitled The Future of the Legal Casebook & CALI’s eLangdell Project at the Chicago Law.gov Workshop, held 21 May 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. … Continue reading

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Palmirani on Legal Resources Modelling in the Semantic Web for Implementing eGov

Professor Monica Palmirani of Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche «Antonio Cicu» and Centro Interdipartimentale de Ricerca in Storia del Diritto e Informatica Giuridica (CIRSFID) presented a lecture entitled Legal Resources Modelling in the Semantic Web for Implementing eGov … Continue reading

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Computational Legal Studies’ Law.gov Workshop Slides

Michael J. Bommarito II and Daniel Martin Katz, both of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems and the Computational Legal Studies blog, have posted the slides from their presentations at workshops related to the Law.gov … Continue reading

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Postponed: Teleconference: Schiappa on Defining Marriage in California: An Analysis of Public & Technical Argument

UPDATE: This event has been postponed. The new date has not yet been announced. Check here for news. Professor Edward Schiappa of the University of Minnesota Department of Communication Studies will give a teleconference entitled Defining Marriage in California: An … Continue reading

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Hans on Japan’s New Lay Judge System: Deliberative Democracy in Action?

[NOTE, added 1 March 2010: Click here for Mark Nathan's post summarizing the lecture.] Professor Valerie P. Hans of the Cornell University Law School, will give a lecture entitled Japan’s New Lay Judge System: Deliberative Democracy in Action?, on 24 … Continue reading

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