Category Archives: Literature reviews

Brunschwig: On Visual Law: Visual Legal Communication Practices and Their Scholarly Exploration

Dr. Colette R. Brunschwig of the University of Zurich has published On Visual Law: Visual Legal Communication Practices and Their Scholarly Exploration, in Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Zeichen und Zauber des Rechts: Festschrift für Friedrich Lachmayer (Weblaw, 2014), pp. … Continue reading

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Anderson on Empirical Studies of Law Student Information Seeking Behavior

Jennifer Anderson of the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science recently posted a working paper entitled Empirical Studies of Law Student Information Seeking Behavior and a Call for the Return of the Law Library as a ‘Laboratory’ … Continue reading

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Susha and Grönlund on eParticipation Research: Systematizing the Field

Iryna Susha and Professor Dr. Åke Grönlund of the Örebro University Swedish Business School have published eParticipation Research: Systematizing the Field, forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly. Here is the abstract: It has been widely acknowledged recently that the research field … Continue reading

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Mears & Barnes, Toward a Systematic Foundation for Identifying Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Sanctions and Their Relative Effectiveness

Professor Daniel P. Mears of the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and J.C. Barnes of The University of Texas at Dallas Criminology Program, have published Toward a Systematic Foundation for Identifying Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Sanctions and … Continue reading

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Saywitz et al. on Interviewing Children in Custody Cases: Implications of Research and Policy for Practice

Dr. Karen J. Saywitz of the UCLA School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Professor Lorinda B. Camparo of the Whittier College Department of Psychology, and Anna Romanoff of the UCLA School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, … Continue reading

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Context & Legal Informatics Research: Now on Slaw

My post entitled Context and Legal Informatics Research has been published on Slaw, the Canadian legal blog. Here is the introduction: The relationship of legal information to context is a key dimension of recent developments in legal informatics scholarship and … Continue reading

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Lin & Kraus, Can Automated Agents Proficiently Negotiate With Humans?

Dr. Raz Lin and Professor Kraus Sarit, both of the Bar-Ilan University Computer Science Department, have published a review essay entitled Can Automated Agents Proficiently Negotiate With Humans?, Communications of the ACM (CACM), January 2010, at 78. Here is a … Continue reading

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Research on Law and Virtual Worlds from the VirtualLife Project

A number of interesting recent papers on law in virtual worlds are available from the research page of VirtualLife, a virtual world project of the European Commission’s Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7), Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), Objective 1.5 Networked … Continue reading

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Information Behavior Studies

[NOTE: Updated on 6-15-2009 to link to Dr. Makri's recent lecture at UIUC, and on 5-17-2009 to describe in more detail the subjects of Dr. Makri's studies. Thanks to Stephanie Davidson. --legalinformatics] Several valuable studies of law-related information behavior have … Continue reading

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Prakken on AI & Law and Argumentation

Dr. Henry Prakken of the University of Utrecht and University of Groningen, Netherlands, has recently joined the board of SCRIPT-ed, the law and technology journal published by the SCRIPT research center at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. Dr. … Continue reading

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