Tag Archives: Legal evidence information systems

Legal informatics papers at ICFIS 2014

A number of papers on legal informatics, legal data analysis, or legal information were presented at ICFIS 2014: International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics, held 19-22 August 2014 in Leiden. The program is available at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6795661/ICFIS2014/program.html HT Bart Verheij

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Epstein et al.: The Value of Words: Narrative as Evidence in Policy Making

Dmitri Epstein, Cynthia R. Farina, and Josiah Heidt have published The Value of Words: Narrative as Evidence in Policy Making, Evidence and Policy, 10, 243-258 (2014). Here is the abstract: Policy makers today rely primarily on technical data as their … Continue reading

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Edmond and Vuille : Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the U.S.

Gary Edmond and Joëlle Vuille have published Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the United States: Transcending the Adversarial-Nonadversarial Dichotomy, Jurimetrics Journal, 54, 221–276 (2014). Here is the abstract: This article compares responses to incriminating … Continue reading

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Satterthwaite and Simeone: A Conceptual Roadmap for Social Science Methods in Human Rights Advocacy

Margaret L. Satterthwaite of New York University School of Law and Justin Simeone of Princeton University have posted An Emerging Fact-Finding Discipline? A Conceptual Roadmap for Social Science Methods in Human Rights Advocacy, forthcoming in Philip Alston and Sarah Knuckey … Continue reading

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Vlek et al.: Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: A case study evaluation

Charlotte S. Vlek, Henry Prakken, Silja Renooij, and Bart Verheij, have published Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: a case study evaluation, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: In a criminal trial, evidence is … Continue reading

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Surden: Machine Learning and Law

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has published Machine Learning and Law, Washington Law Review, 89, 87-115 (2014). Here is the abstract: This Article explores the application of machine learning techniques within the practice of law. Broadly speaking … Continue reading

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Kwecka et al. on privacy enhancing technologies

Zbigniew Kwecka, Professor Dr. William Buchanan, Professor Burkhard Schafer, and Judith Rauhofer have published “I am Spartacus”: privacy enhancing technologies, collaborative obfuscation and privacy as a public good, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: The paper … Continue reading

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