Tag Archives: Legal information retrieval

Call for participation: COLIEE-14: Competition on Legal Information Extraction/Entailment

A call for participation has been issued for COLIEE-14: Competition on Legal Information Extraction/Entailment, to be held 23-24 November 2014 in conjunction with JURISIN 2014 at Keio University Kanagawa. Here is a description of the competition: As an associated event … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at ACM SIGIR 2014

Some papers on legal informatics have been accepted for ACM SIGIR 2014 (the conference of the ACM information retrieval special interest group), being held 6-11 July 2014 in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia: Gordon V. Cormack and Maura R. Grossman: Evaluation of … Continue reading

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McGinnis and Pearce: The Great Disruption: How Machine Intelligence Will Transform the Role of Lawyers in the Delivery of Legal Services

Professor John O. McGinnis of Northwestern University and Professor Russell G. Pearce of Fordham University have published The Great Disruption: How Machine Intelligence Will Transform the Role of Lawyers in the Delivery of Legal Services, Fordham Law Review, 82, 3041-3066 … Continue reading

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Francesconi: A description logic framework for accessing and reasoning over normative provisions

Dr. Enrico Francesconi of ITTIG-CNR has published A description logic framework for advanced accessing and reasoning over normative provisions, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: A model of normative provisions and related axioms represented by using … Continue reading

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Call for papers: JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

A call for papers has been posted for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. There are many submission deadlines, the earliest being 5 September 2014 … Continue reading

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Ashley: Toward Integrating Computational Models and Legal Texts

Professor Dr. Kevin Ashley of the University of Pittsburgh gave a presentation entitled Toward Integrating Computational Models and Legal Texts, on 6 February 2014 at Stanford Law School. Click here for video of the presentation. The talk was part of … Continue reading

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