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Conti et al.: A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement

Professor Dr. Gregory Conti, Professor Dr. Woodrow Hartzog, Professor Dr. John Nelson, and Professor Dr. Lisa A. Shay have posted the full text of their paper entitled A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement, presented this week at … Continue reading

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Ferguson: Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion

Professor Andrew Guthrie Ferguson of the University of the District of Columbia has posted Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion, forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Here is the abstract: The Fourth Amendment [to the U.S. Constitution] requires “reasonable … Continue reading

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CourtDate App wins award at Startup Weekend Oakland 2014

A team of young people has developed a new app called CourtDate App, which sends SMS messages to young people to remind them of their upcoming court dates. The app won an award at this past weekend’s Startup Weekend Oakland … Continue reading

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17-19 January: PDF Liberation Hackathon 2014

Some legal data are being worked on at PDF Liberation Hackathon, being held 17-19 January 2014, in Washington, DC; Buenos Aires; New York City; San Francisco; Chicago; Dayton, Ohio; and online. According to the event’s Website, “communication between hack sites … Continue reading

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Shay et al.: Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in Law as Algorithm

Professor Dr. Lisa Shay of the West Point Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and colleagues, presented a paper entitled Do Robots Dream of Electric Laws? An Experiment in Law as Algorithm, at We Robot 2013 Conference, held 8-9 … Continue reading

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Ferguson on Predictive Policing: The Future of Reasonable Suspicion

Professor Andrew G. Ferguson of University of the District of Columbia Law School has published Predictive Policing: The Future of Reasonable Suspicion, forthcoming in Emory Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Predictive policing is a new law enforcement strategy to … Continue reading

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Koops: Criminal Law and Cyberspace as a Challenge for Legal Research

Professor Dr. Bert-Jaap Koops of Tilburg University Institute of Law, Technology, and Society has published Criminal law and Cyberspace as a Challenge for Legal Research, SCRIPTed 9(3), article 254 (2012). Here is the abstract: The Internet transforms crime and crime-fighting, … Continue reading

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Bushway et al. on the Influence of Advisory Sentencing Guidelines on Judicial Decision Making

Professor Dr. Shawn D. Bushway of the University of Albany, Professor Dr. Emily G. Owens of Cornell University, and Professor Dr. Anne Morrison Piehl of Rutgers University, have published Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors, … Continue reading

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Fulda on Implications of a Logical Paradox for Computer-dispensed Justice Reconsidered

Dr. Joseph S. Fulda has published Implications of a logical paradox for computer-dispensed justice reconsidered: Some key differences between minds and machines, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: We argued [Since this argument appeared in other … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Papers @ ECEG 2011

The following legal informatics papers were presented at ECEG 2011: The 11th European Conference on eGovernment, held 16-17 June 2011, at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Administration, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (If you know of other legal informatics papers presented … Continue reading

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