Category Archives: Methodology

Calls for papers or participation: Workshops at JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

Calls for papers or participation have been issued for four workshops to be held in conjunction with JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, to be held 10-12 December 2014 in Krakow: NAIL 2014: International Workshop “Network … Continue reading

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Sim et al.: The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Yanchuan Sim, Bryan Routledge, and Noah A. Smith presented a paper entitled The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court, at New Directions in Text as Data 2014, held 10-11 October 2014 at Northwestern University … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito: Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code

Daniel Martin Katz and Michael J. Bommarito II have published Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. A preprint of the paper is available on SSRN. Samuel Arbesman has published a … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at ICFIS 2014

A number of papers on legal informatics, legal data analysis, or legal information were presented at ICFIS 2014: International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics, held 19-22 August 2014 in Leiden. The program is available at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6795661/ICFIS2014/program.html HT Bart Verheij

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Ramakrishna and Paschke: A Process for Knowledge Transformation and Knowledge Representation of Patent Law

Shashishekar Ramakrishna and Adrian Paschke presented a paper entitled A Process for Knowledge Transformation and Knowledge Representation of Patent Law, at RuleML 2014: International Web Rule Symposium, held 18-20 August 2014 in Prague. Here is the abstract of the paper: … Continue reading

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Satterthwaite and Simeone: A Conceptual Roadmap for Social Science Methods in Human Rights Advocacy

Margaret L. Satterthwaite of New York University School of Law and Justin Simeone of Princeton University have posted An Emerging Fact-Finding Discipline? A Conceptual Roadmap for Social Science Methods in Human Rights Advocacy, forthcoming in Philip Alston and Sarah Knuckey … Continue reading

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