Tag Archives: Legal narrative

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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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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