Category Archives: Monographs

Peruginelli and Ragona: Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research, and experiences

Dr. Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona, both of ITTIG/CNR, have published a new article collection entitled Legal Informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014) (ITTIG Series «Studi e documenti», n. 12). Click … Continue reading

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Paunio: Language, Discourse, and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice

Dr. Elina Paunio of the European Court of Justice has published the book version of her doctoral dissertation entitled Legal Certainty in Multilingual EU Law: Language, Discourse and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice (Ashgate, 2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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Happio: Next Generation Contracts: A Paradigm Shift

Helena Haapio, LL.M., of Lexpert Ltd., has defended her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled Next Generation Contracts: A Paradigm Shift, at a public examination held 29 November 2013 at the University of Vaasa. Here is an excerpt from the abstract of the … Continue reading

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Kopaczyk: The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles (1380-1560)

Dr. Joanna Kopaczyk of Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznan) has published The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles (1380-1560) (Oxford University Press, 2013). Here is the publisher’s description: This book offers an innovative, corpus-driven approach to historical legal … Continue reading

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Bennett: Citations, Out of the Box: Adapting Zotero for legal and multilingual research

Professor Frank Bennett of Nagoya University Graduate School of Law has just published a new book entitled Citations, Out of the Box: Adapting Zotero for legal and multilingual research (free version here ; for-fee version here). Click here for Frank’s … Continue reading

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Maclean: Rethinking Law as Process: Creativity, Novelty, Change

Dr. James Maclean of the University of Southampton Law School has published a new book entitled Rethinking Law as Process: Creativity, Novelty, Change, (Routledge, 2013). Here is the abstract: Rethinking Law as Process draws on insights from ‘process philosophy’ in … Continue reading

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Mayer-Schönberger and Cukier on Big Data and Law

Professor Dr. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger of the Oxford Internet Institute and Kenneth Neil Cukier of The Economist gave a presentation entitled Big Data — and Its Dark Side, 6 March 2013, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard … Continue reading

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Ossowski (ed.): Agreement Technologies

Springer has published an article collection entitled Agreement Technologies (2013), edited by Professor Dr. Sascha Ossowski of Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. The book is volume 8 in the the Law, Governance and Technology Series. Here are excerpts from the preface: … Continue reading

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Papaloi et al.: Blending Social Media with Parliamentary Websites: An Approach to e-Participation

Aspasia Papaloi of the Hellenic Parliament, Eleni Revekka Staiou of the University of Athens, and Professor Dr. Dimitris Gouscos of the University of Athens, have published Blending Social Media with Parliamentary Websites: Just a Trend, or a Promising Approach to … Continue reading

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