Category Archives: Technology developments

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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Transactional legal hackathon, NYC: Code the Deal: September 19-21, 2014

Code the Deal: A Transactional Legal Tech Hackathon is scheduled to be held 19-21 September 2014 in New York City. Here is a description from New York Legal Hackers, one of the organizers of the event: [...] Code the Deal … Continue reading

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LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco 2014: Results, storify, links, and resources

LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco was held August 15-17, 2014, in San Francisco, California, USA. The event’s Website is at: http://legalsf.startupweekend.org/ The Twitter hashtag for the event was #legaltechSW The Twitter account for the event was @LegalTech_SW Click here for … Continue reading

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Camilleri et al.: A Controlled Natural Language for Contract-Oriented Diagrams

John J. Camilleri, Gabriele Paganelli, and Gerardo Schneider have published A CNL for Contract-Oriented Diagrams, in CNL 2014: 4th International Workshop on Controlled Natural Language, Galway, Ireland, August 20-22, 2014 (Springer, 2014). Here is the abstract: We present a first … Continue reading

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LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco, 15-17 August 2014: Links and resources

LegalTech Startup Weekend San Francisco is scheduled to be held August 15-17, 2014, in San Francisco, California, USA. The event’s Website is at: http://legalsf.startupweekend.org/ The Twitter hashtag for the event is #legaltechSW The Twitter account for the event appears to … Continue reading

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EUCases project workshop: Towards Linked Legal Open Data in Europe, Turin, 16 June 2014: Slides, links, and resources

A workshop entitled Towards Linked Legal Open Data in Europe was held 16 June 2014 at the University of Turin, Campus Luigi Einaudi. The event was organized by the EUCases Project, which aims to “develop a unique pan-European law and … Continue reading

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