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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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Call for Papers: SPLeT 2014: Workshop on Semantic Processing of Legal Texts

A call for papers has been issued for SPLeT 2014: Workshop on Semantic Processing of Legal Texts, to be held 31 May 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland. The submission deadline has been extended to 23 February 2014. The workshop is being held … Continue reading

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Sinha on Speed and Relevance Improvements to Indian Kanoon

Dr. Sushant Sinha of Indian Kanoon has posted Faster and More Relevant Kanoon!, at the Indian Kanoon forums. He writes: A new release of IndianKanoon brings in the following changes: 1. A new tiering function that slims down the top … Continue reading

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McGinnis and Wasick on Law as an Information Technology

Professor John O. McGinnis of Northwestern University School of Law and Steven Wasick, Esq. have posted Law: An Information Technology, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article offers an historical, theoretical and practical perspective of law as an information … Continue reading

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Bommarito on 21st Century Legal Informatics

Michael J. Bommarito II of Computational Legal Studies has begun a new series of posts entitled 21st Century Legal Informatics. The initial post in the series presents Mr. Bommarito’s visions of the role of technology in law practice in the … Continue reading

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