Tag Archives: Legal text processing

Ph.D. student position in Computational Law, at University of Aberdeen

A Ph.D. student research position regarding a Computational Law project at the University of Aberdeen has been posted. The supervisor for the position is Dr. Adam Wyner. Here are excerpts from the announcement: Computational Law Institution: Aberdeen University Dept/School/Faculty: Graduate … Continue reading

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Call for papers: JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

A call for papers has been posted for JURIX 2014: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, being held 10-12 December 2014, at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. There are many submission deadlines, the earliest being 5 September 2014 … Continue reading

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AL Asswad et al.: Definition Extractions from Code of Federal Regulations

Dr. Mohammad M. AL Asswad of the Legal Information Institute, and Deepthi Rajagopalan and Neha Kulkarni of Cornell University, presented a poster entitled Definitions Extractions from Code of Federal Regulations, at Cornell University’s BOOM 2014 competition. The poster won an … Continue reading

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Rice and Zorn: Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies: Application to court decisions

Professor Dr. Douglas R. Rice of the University of Mississippi and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University presented a paper entitled Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies, at MPSA 2014: Midwest Political Science Association Conference, being … Continue reading

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Surden: Machine Learning and Law

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has published Machine Learning and Law, Washington Law Review, 89, 87-115 (2014). Here is the abstract: This Article explores the application of machine learning techniques within the practice of law. Broadly speaking … Continue reading

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Call for papers: ATGRC 2014: International Workshop: Advanced Technologies for Governance Risk and Compliance

A call for papers has been issued for ATGRC 2014: International Workshop: Advanced Technologies for Governance Risk and Compliance, to be held 2 September 2014 in Munich, Germany. The submission deadline is 29 March 2014. Here is the description: Governance, … Continue reading

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Ashley: Toward Integrating Computational Models and Legal Texts

Professor Dr. Kevin Ashley of the University of Pittsburgh gave a presentation entitled Toward Integrating Computational Models and Legal Texts, on 6 February 2014 at Stanford Law School. Click here for video of the presentation. The talk was part 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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