Category Archives: Policy debates

Glassmeyer and Smith: Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law

Sarah Glassmeyer and Pete Smith have posted their new article entitled Open law: Technology in service of the rule of law, forthcoming in Legal Information Management, 14(3) (2014). Here is the abstract: As law librarians we have ready access to … Continue reading

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Edmond and Vuille : Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the U.S.

Gary Edmond and Joëlle Vuille have published Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the United States: Transcending the Adversarial-Nonadversarial Dichotomy, Jurimetrics Journal, 54, 221–276 (2014). Here is the abstract: This article compares responses to incriminating … Continue reading

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PACER says large numbers of U.S. federal court documents are no longer available in its databases

PACER, the fee-based information service for the U.S. federal courts, announced recently that large numbers of court documents are no longer in its databases, as of August 10, 2014. Journalist John Hawkinson, citing a source at the Second Circuit, said … Continue reading

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Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? ILTA 2014 Program: Storify, links, and resources

A program entitled Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? was held 21 August 2014 at ILTA 2014: International Legal Technology Association Annual Educational Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The Website for the program does not appear to have a … Continue reading

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Dolin: Inconsistency Robustness and the Law: A Random Walk

Ron Dolin of Stanford Law School has posted slides of his presentation entitled Inconsistency Robustness and the Law: A Random Walk, given at the conference, Inconsistency Robustness 2014, held 29-31 July 2014 at Stanford University. The presentation describes several types … Continue reading

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Morozov on algorithmic regulation

There seems to be much discussion of Evgeny Morozov’s new op-ed article on algorithmic regulation, entitled The rise of data and the death of politics, The Guardian / The Observer, 19 July 2014. The conclusion: Algorithmic regulation, whatever its immediate … Continue reading

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Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice Conference, 17-19 July 2014: Storify and resources

A conference entitled Law Schools, Technology, and Access to Justice, was held 17-19 July 2014 at the University of Missouri Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The conference was sponsored by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of … Continue reading

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