Category Archives: Technology developments

Legal transactional hackathon: Code the Deal: 19-21 September 2014, NYC

Code the Deal, a legal transactional hackathon, is scheduled to be held 19-21 September 2014, in New York City. The event is organized by Legal Hackers and Nixon Peabody. Here is a description, from the event’s Website: Code the Deal … 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: Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English

Shashishekar Ramakrishna and Adrian Paschke presented a paper entitled Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English, at RuleML 2014: International Web Rule Symposium, held 18-20 August 2014 in Prague. Here is the abstract of the paper: Structured English has been … Continue reading

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UnBlight Unconference 2014: Storify, links, and resources

UnBlight — “an unconference exploring technology, property data and community revitalization” — was held 14-15 August 2014 in Macon, Georgia, USA. The event was hosted by Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism and the Sunlight Foundation, and was funded by … Continue reading

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Sheridan: Big Ideas: Big Data for Law

Audio has been posted of John Sheridan‘s recent presentation entitled Big Ideas: Big Data for Law. Here is a description from the Website: Big data is big news. Did you know an estimated 90 per cent of the world’s data … Continue reading

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