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Legal communication / legal informatics papers @ LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Several legal informatics or legal communication papers or programs were presented at LSA 2014: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, held 29 May-1 June 2014, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the … Continue reading

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Walton: Argument from analogy in legal rhetoric

Professor Dr. Douglas Walton of the University of Windsor has published Argument from analogy in legal rhetoric, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: This paper applies recent work on scripts and stories developed as tools of … Continue reading

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Griffin on Narrative, Truth and Trial

Professor Lisa Kern Griffin of Duke University Law School has published Narrative, Truth & Trial, 101 Georgetown Law Journal 281 (2012). Here is that abstract: This article critically evaluates the relationship between constructing narratives and achieving factual accuracy at trials. … Continue reading

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Legislation by Amateurs: The Role of Legal Details and Knowledge in Initiative Deliberation

[Note: This paper has been accepted for presentation at NCA 2013, the 99th annual convention of the National Communication Association, to be held 21-24 November 2013 in Washington, DC.] Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of … Continue reading

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Legal Narrative in the Citizens’ Panel

I’ll be presenting a paper entitled Legal Narrative in the Citizens’ Panel: Identifying Theories to Explain Storytelling in a Small Group Deliberation about Ballot Initiatives, at NCA 2012: The 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, to be held … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Argumentation 2012

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 7 September 2012 — has been issued for Argumentation 2012: International Conference on Alternative Methods of Argumentation in Law, to be held 26 October 2012, at the Masaryk University Faculty of … Continue reading

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Calls for Papers: Workshops @ ICAIL 2011

Calls for papers, with diverse submission deadlines, have been issued for the workshops at ICAIL 2011: The International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law; the workshops are scheduled to be held 6 and 10 June 2011, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. … Continue reading

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Nelson on The Effect of Narrativisation on the Comprehension of Jury Instructions

Sally Nelson of Cardiff University presented a paper entitled The Effect of Narrativisation on the Comprehension of Jury Instructions, at Jury Research Symposium 2010, held 25-26 March 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Click here for the slides accompanying the paper. … Continue reading

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Bex on Argument & Narrative in Criminal Evidence

[NOTE: Updated on 16 November 2009 to link to the long version of the abstract of Dr. Bex's dissertation, and to link to the Making Sense of Evidence Project.] Dr. Floris Bex of the University of Dundee Argumentation Research Group, … Continue reading

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