Tag Archives: Legal journalism

Davis: Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age

The following forthcoming book on legal journalism may be of interest to our readers: Richard Davis (ed.), Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Here is the publisher’s description: The U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Legal informatics / legal communication papers at ICA 2014

The following legal informatics or legal communication papers were presented at ICA 2014: The Conference of the International Communication Association, held 22-26 May 2014, in Seattle, Washington, USA (The full conference program is available here and here. The Twitter hashtag … 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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Vining and Marcin: An Economic Theory of Supreme Court News

Professor Dr. Richard L. Vining Jr. and Phil Marcin, both of the University of Georgia, have published An Economic Theory of Supreme Court News, Political Communication, 31, 94-111 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this article, we develop and test … Continue reading

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Papers on legal decision making or legal communication in new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (volume 10, issue 4) contains several articles on legal decision making or legal communication: Bryan C. McCannon: Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals Frank McIntyre, Shima Baradaran: Race, Prediction, and Pretrial Detention … Continue reading

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Law Mining Hackathon at OKCon, 16-19 September 2013: Links and Resources

A Law Mining Hackathon is being held 16-19 September 2013, at OKCon 2013: Open Knowledge Conference, being held in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is organized by Opendata.ch, and is co-sponsored by the University of Geneva and the Open Knowledge Conference … Continue reading

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