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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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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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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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Legal Open Document Hackathon, 10 December, Bologna

A Legal Open Document Hackathon will be held 10 December 2013 at CIRSFID, University of Bologna, and also at sites elsewhere in Europe and in Latin America and the U.S. The event is being organized by Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani. … Continue reading

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