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Legal communication / legal informatics papers @ LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Several legal informatics or legal communication papers or programs were presented at LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, held 29 May-1 June 2014, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the … Continue reading

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Stanford Symposium on Law and Rationality: Legal Trial, With and Without Mathematics, 30 May 2014: Links and resources

The 2014 Stanford Symposium on Law and Rationality, on the theme: Trial With and Without Mathematics: Legal, Philosophical, and Computational Perspectives, is scheduled to be held 30 May 2014, at Stanford Law School, in Stanford, California, USA. The conference is … Continue reading

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Schilling: Field of Forces: Strategic Interdependence in Legislative Behavior

Emily U. Schilling of the University of Iowa presented a paper entitled Field of Forces: Interdependence in Legislative Decision Making, 26 April 2014 at the New Faces in Political Methodology conference, sponsored by the Penn State Quantitative Social Science Initiative, … Continue reading

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Hinkle: Legal Constraint in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Professor Dr. Rachael K. Hinkle of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has posted Legal Constraint in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Here is the abstract: Existing evidence of law constraining judicial behavior is subject to serious endogeneity concerns. Federal … 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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Kane: Measuring the Influence of Amici in State Supreme Courts

Jenna Becker Kane of Temple University presented a paper entitled Measuring the Influence of Amici in State Supreme Courts, at APSA 2013. Here is the abstract: Despite well documented proof that both the number and diversity of amicus participation in … Continue reading

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Sprain and Gastil: An Interpretative Account of Jurors’ Expressed Deliberative Rules and Premises

Professor Dr. Leah Sprain of Colorado State University and Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University have published What Does It Mean to Deliberate? An Interpretative Account of Jurors’ Expressed Deliberative Rules and Premises, Communication Quarterly, 61(2), 151-171 (2013). … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at We Robot 2013 Conference

Some legal informatics papers or panels are included in the program for the 2013 We Robot Conference, to be held 8-9 April 2013 at Stanford Law School, in Stanford, California, USA: Panel: Law as Algorithm Speakers: Peter Asaro, Lisa Shay, … Continue reading

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Maclean: Rethinking Law as Process: Creativity, Novelty, Change

Dr. James Maclean of the University of Southampton Law School has published a new book entitled Rethinking Law as Process: Creativity, Novelty, Change, (Routledge, 2013). Here is the abstract: Rethinking Law as Process draws on insights from ‘process philosophy’ in … Continue reading

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Sileno, Boer, and van Engers: The Institutional Stance in Agent-based Simulations

Giovanni Sileno, M. Sc., Dr. Alexander Boer, and Professor Dr. Tom Van Engers, all of the Leibniz Center for Law at the University of Amsterdam, presented a paper entitled The Institutional Stance in Agent-based Simulations, at ICAART 2013: International Conference … Continue reading

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