Tag Archives: Court decisions

Call for participation: Automated summarization of legal documents task, at FIRE 2014

A call for participation has been issued for a task concerning automated summarization of legal documents, at FIRE 2014: Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, 5-7 December 2014, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.. Here are excerpts from the call: [...] Legal documents … Continue reading

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Zvenyach: Legal Markdown Editor, and other legal software and data resources at esq.io

V. David Zvenyach, Esq. has made available several new legal software and data tools: 1. Legal Markdown Editor, which David describes as follows: Inspired by the ruby gem built by @compleatang, I wanted to build a javascript port of Legal … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … Continue reading

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Lupu and Fowler: Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Dr. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington University and Professor Dr. James H. Fowler of the University of California San Diego, have published Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court, Journal of Legal Studies, 42, 151-186 (2013). Here … Continue reading

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Paunio: Language, Discourse, and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice

Dr. Elina Paunio of the European Court of Justice has published the book version of her doctoral dissertation entitled Legal Certainty in Multilingual EU Law: Language, Discourse and Reasoning at the European Court of Justice (Ashgate, 2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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African Law Library: New free-access-to-law service for Africa

African Law Library, a new free-access-to-law service for African countries and multinational organizations, launched with an event in Addis Ababa on 28 November 2013, according to AfricanLII. According to the service’s Website, African Law Library is produced by the African … Continue reading

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