Tag Archives: Legal journalism

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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Legal Communication Papers at RSA 2012: Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference

The legal communication papers (that I’ve been able to identify) being presented at RSA 2012: The 15th Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, being held 25-28 May 2012, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, are listed below. Click here for the conference … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics / Legal Communication Papers @ ICA 2012

The following legal informatics or legal communication papers are being presented at ICA 2012: The Conference of the International Communication Association, being held 24-28 May 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (Click here for the full conference program. The Twitter hashtag … Continue reading

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Bromby on Using Live, Text-Based Communications from Court for Reporting

Dr. Michael Bromby of Glasgow Caledonian University has published Response to the consultation by the Judicial Office for England and Wales on the Use of Live, Text‐Based Forms of Communications from Court for the Purposes of Fair and Accurate Reporting, … Continue reading

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Rabb and Bhatti on a New Web Resource About Islamic Law: Islawmix

Professor Dr. Intisar A. Rabb of Boston College Law School, and Umbreen Bhatti, Esq., of Disability Rights Legal Center gave a presentation entitled Islawmix: Content and Context for Islamic Law in the News, on 3 October 2011, at the Berkman … Continue reading

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