Tag Archives: Legal communication

Góźdź-Roszkowski : Corpus approaches to study of evaluative language in judicial opinions

Professor Dr. Stanisław Góźdź-Roszkowski of the University of Łódź presented a paper entitled Corpus approaches to the study of evaluative language in institutional discourse, at EMLS 2014: Empirical Methods in Language Studies Conference, held 7-8 April 2014 in Łódź, Poland. … Continue reading

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Passera: Reports on Legal Design Jams in Milan, February 2014

Stefania Passera of Aalto University has posted reports on two legal design jams that she co-organized with Giogio Trono in February 2014 in Milan: Legal Design Jam with Domus Academy students @THINGS Milano: Report Legal Design Jam @Talent Garden Milano: … Continue reading

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Epstein et al.: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in e-rulemaking

Dmitry Epstein, Mary Newhart, and Rebecca Vernon have published Not by technology alone: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in policymaking, forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly. Here is the abstract: Between Twitter revolutions and Facebook elections, there is a … Continue reading

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Legal technology and communication submissions to Knight News Challenge 2014

Many proposals concerning legal technology or legal communication have been submitted to the 2014 Knight News Challenge: (If you know of others, please feel free to identify them in the comments to this post) Craig Aaron: TechDefender. Your tech. Your … Continue reading

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Brunschwig: On Visual Law: Visual Legal Communication Practices and Their Scholarly Exploration

Dr. Colette R. Brunschwig of the University of Zurich has published On Visual Law: Visual Legal Communication Practices and Their Scholarly Exploration, in Erich Schweighofer et al. (Eds.), Zeichen und Zauber des Rechts: Festschrift für Friedrich Lachmayer (Weblaw, 2014), pp. … Continue reading

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Stern: Nonlegal citations in U.S. Supreme Court opinions

Bezalel Stern of Columbia University has published Nonlegal Citations and the Failure of Law: A Case Study of the Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term, Whittier Law Review, 35, 75-102 (2013). Here is the abstract: Nonlegal citations both exist and proliferate within … Continue reading

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The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event, 13 March 2014: Storify, tweets, and resources

The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event was held 13 March 2014, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was organized by Dazza Greenwood, JD, of MIT Media Lab, as part of his Computational Legal … Continue reading

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13 March 2014: The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event

The first MIT Legal Science Salon online event will be held 13 March 2014. Registration is available on eventbrite. The event is being organized by Dazza Greenwood, JD, of MIT Media Lab, as part of his Computational Legal Science research … Continue reading

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British Parliamentary Commission issues call for evidence on “Making laws in a digital age”

In the British Parliament, the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy has issued a call for evidence regarding “Making laws in a digital age”. Here are excerpts of the announcement: In March 2014 the Commission is collecting evidence for the first … Continue reading

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Yavorosky: Predicting the effect of public comments on administrative rules

Bart Mykolas Yavorosky has posted the full text of his Ph.D. dissertation entitled Comparing Apples: Predicting the effect of public comments on administrative rules (Virginia Tech, 2014). Here is the abstract: This dissertation addresses three questions about administrative rulemaking: Do … Continue reading

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