Tag Archives: Judicial information systems

Starger: New blog about the U.S. Supreme Court Mapping Project

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has opened a new blog about his U.S. Supreme Court Mapping Project, called In Progress. Here are excerpts from the first post: In the 10/20 Map of the Week, I quickly rendered an … Continue reading

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Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted Caselaw is Set Free, What Next? at the Google Scholar Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Google Scholar’s caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal information … Continue reading

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Sim et al.: The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Yanchuan Sim, Bryan Routledge, and Noah A. Smith presented a paper entitled The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court, at New Directions in Text as Data 2014, held 10-11 October 2014 at Northwestern University … Continue reading

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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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Starger: New version 2.0 of SCOTUS Mapper software

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has released a new version 2.0 of his SCOTUS Mapper software, which visualizes traditions of U.S. federal judicial doctrine. Here are excerpts from the announcement: [...] The latest version of this doctrinal mapping … Continue reading

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EDV-Gerichtstag 2014: Legal informatics conference on e-Justice: Storify, links, and resources

Deutscher EDV-Gerichtstag 2014 — one of the major European legal informatics conferences — was held 23-26 September 2014 in Saarbrücken, Germany. The conference theme was “eJustice – Mission (im-) possible?” The conference Website is at: http://www.edvgt.de/pages/23.-deutscher-edv-gerichtstag.php The conference program is … Continue reading

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Calls for papers: E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation Mini-tracks @ ECEG 2015

Calls for papers have been posted for two legal-informatics-related mini-tracks — on E-Justice and E-Democracy/E-Participation — at ECEG 2015: European Conference on eGovernment, to be held 18-19 June 2015 in Portsmouth, England, UK. Both calls have submission deadlines of 27 … Continue reading

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