Tag Archives: Machine learning and law

Katz, Bommarito, and Blackman: Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach

Daniel Martin Katz, Michael Bommarito, and Josh Blackman have posted a working paper entitled Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach. Here is the abstract: Building upon developments in theoretical and applied machine … Continue reading

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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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McGinnis and Pearce: The Great Disruption: How Machine Intelligence Will Transform the Role of Lawyers in the Delivery of Legal Services

Professor John O. McGinnis of Northwestern University and Professor Russell G. Pearce of Fordham University have published The Great Disruption: How Machine Intelligence Will Transform the Role of Lawyers in the Delivery of Legal Services, Fordham Law Review, 82, 3041-3066 … 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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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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Katz and Bommarito: Legal Analytics, Machine Learning, and Comments on the Status of Innovation in the Legal Industry

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Lab, and Michael J. Bommarito II, M.S.E., M.A., of Bommarito Consulting, have posted slides of their presentation entitled Legal Analytics, Machine Learning, and Some Comments on the … Continue reading

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Curtotti and McCreath: An Open Online Platform for Research on the Readability of Law

Michael Curtotti, LL.M., LL.B. and Dr. Eric McCreath, both of Australian National University, have published A Right to Access Implies A Right to Know: An Open Online Platform for Research on the Readability of Law, Journal of Open Access to … Continue reading

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Tran et al.: Automated reference resolution in legal texts

Oanh Thi Tran, Bach Xuan Ngo, Professor Dr. Minh Le Nguyen, and Professor Dr. Akira Shimazu, all of the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, have published Automated reference resolution in legal texts, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. … Continue reading

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Li et al.: Using Algorithmic Attribution Techniques to Determine Authorship in Unsigned Judicial Opinions

William Li, Pablo Azar, David Larochelle, Phil Hill, James Cox, Robert C. Berwick, and Andrew W. Lo have published Using Algorithmic Attribution Techniques to Determine Authorship in Unsigned Judicial Opinions, Stanford Technology Law Review, 16, 503-534 (2013). Here is the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ICAIL 2013: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law

A call for papers — with paper submission deadline of 18 January 2013 — has been issued for ICAIL 2013: 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, to be held 10-14 June 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Twitter account … Continue reading

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