Category Archives: Research findings

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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Call for papers: Doctoral Consortium @ JURIX 2014

A call for papers has been issued for the Doctoral Consortium at JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, scheduled to be held 10 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. The submission deadline is 11 October … Continue reading

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Calls for papers: E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation Mini-tracks @ ECEG 2015

Calls for papers have been posted for two legal-informatics-related mini-tracks — on E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation — at ECEG 2015: European Conference on eGovernment, to be held 18-19 June 2015 in Portsmouth, England, UK. Both calls have submission deadlines of 27 … Continue reading

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New issue of Journal of Open Access to Law

A new issue of Journal of Open Access to Law has been published (volume 2, number 1, 2014). Here are the contents: Ursula Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law … Continue reading

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Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland

Ursula Gorham of the University of Maryland has published Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland, Journal of Open Access to Law, 2(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Lee et al.: Efficient Elicitation of Social Choice Functions in Crowdsourced Lawmaking

David T. Lee, Ashish Goel, Tanja Aitamurto, and Hélène Landemore presented a paper entitled Crowdsourcing for Participatory Democracies: Efficient Elicitation of Social Choice Functions, at Collective Intelligence 2014, held 10-12 June 2014, at MIT. Here is a summary from the … Continue reading

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JURIX 2014: Deadline extended to 12 September for call for papers submissions

The submission deadline has been extended to 12 September 2014 for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. For later dates please see the list of … Continue reading

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