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Hagan and Kimbro: Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers

Margaret Hagan has a new post about her and Stephanie Kimbro‘s project: The Access Hub Project: Designing new resources for legal service providers. Here are excerpts from the post: I’ve been working alongside Steph Kimbro to do some scoping & … Continue reading

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Citizens’ participation in lawmaking a focus of Participedia ’s 2013 Year in Review

Citizens’ participation in lawmaking is a focus of Michael MacKenzie, Tim Glynn-Burke, and Professor Dr. Archon Fung‘s new post, Innovations in Participation, 2013: Participedia’s Year in Review, at Challenges to Democracy, published by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for … Continue reading

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Dodson and Starger: FRCP 8 Pleading: Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine 1957-2011

Professor Scott Dodson of University of California Hastings and Professor Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore have posted FRCP 8 Pleading: Supreme Court Doctrine 1957-2011. Here is the abstract: Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal are … Continue reading

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Several Virginia local legal codes posted free on the Web by Public.Resource.Org

Several codes of ordinances, zoning regulations, and other local laws from cities and counties in the U.S. state of Virginia have been posted free on the Web by Public.Resource.Org. All of the codes seem to be in PDF format. HT … Continue reading

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Gastil on the Effect of the Zimmerman Verdict on Future Jurors

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has posted Will the Zimmerman verdict inspire prospective jurors? at The Jury and Democracy. Here are excerpts from the post: The fun fact here is that, well, yes, one must answer the … Continue reading

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Chung, Mowbray, and Greenleaf on Searching Legal Information in Multiple Asian Languages

Philip Chung of the University of New South Wales Faculty of Law, Professor Andrew Mowbray of University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Law, and Professor Dr. Graham Greenleaf of the University of New South Wales Faculty of Law, have published … Continue reading

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Call on Congress: New Service Provides U.S. Federal Legislative Data by Phone

Call on Congress, a new, free service that provides access to U.S. federal legislative data by telephone, has been launched by the Sunlight Foundation, according to the post by Nicko Margolies entitled Announcing Call on Congress: Bringing Capitol Hill to … Continue reading

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Hannaford-Agor et al.: Jurors and Jury Use of New Media: A Baseline Exploration

Paula Hannaford-Agor, JD, MPP, Dr. David Rottman, and Dr. Nicole Waters, all of the National Center for State Courts, presented a paper entitled Jurors and Jury Use of New Media: A Baseline Exploration, at ICLS 2012: International Conference on Law … Continue reading

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Quaresma on Legal Information Extraction ← Machine Learning Algorithms + Linguistic Information

Professor Dr. Paulo Quaresma of Universidade de Évora Departamento de Informática has published Legal Information Extraction ← Machine Learning Algorithms + Linguistic Information, in LREC 2012 Conference Proceedings: Semantic Processing of Legal Texts (SPLeT-2012) Workshop, pp. 37-38. Here is the … Continue reading

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