Tag Archives: Legal decision making

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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Epstein, Landes, and Posner: The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice

Professor Dr. Lee Epstein, Professor Dr. William M. Landes, and Senior Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, have published The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice (Harvard University Press, 2013). Here is the publisher’s description: … Continue reading

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Rowell and Bregant on Numeracy and Legal Decisionmaking

Professor Arden Rowell and Jessica L. Bregant, both of the University of Illinois College of Law, have posted Numeracy and Legal Decisionmaking (2012). Here is the abstract: There are now substantial literatures in health and financial decisionmaking chronicling how people’s … Continue reading

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IPSA World Congress 2012: Legal Informatics, Decision Making, and Communication Papers

A number of papers on legal informatics, legal decision making, or legal communication are being presented at IPSA World Congress 2012: International Political Science Association World Congress 2012, being held 8-12 July 2012 in Madrid, Spain. The Twitter hashtag for … Continue reading

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