Tag Archives: Relevance in legal information retrieval

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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Ghosh et al. on Cluster-based Relevance Feedback in Legal Information Retrieval

Kripabandhu Ghosh of the Indian Statistical Institute Information Retrieval Lab, and colleagues, have published Cluster-based Relevance Feedback: TREC Legal Track 2011, in The Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) Proceedings. Here is the abstract: This is our second participation in … Continue reading

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Nevelow Mart & Luftig on Curation of Legal Resources, and Digest and Citator Results in Wexis

Professor Susan Nevelow Mart of the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law, and Professor Dr. Jeffrey T. Luftig of the University of Colorado, Boulder, have posted the abstract of a new paper entitled The Case for Curation: The Relevance … Continue reading

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Zhang et al. on Legal Information Discovery Based on Relevant Feedback

Jiayue Zhang and colleagues of the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications School of Information and Communication Engineering have published PRIS at TREC 2011 Legal Track: Discovery Based on Relevant Feedback, in The Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) Proceedings. … Continue reading

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Grossman et al.: Overview of the TREC 2011 Legal Track

Maura R. Grossman, Esq., of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and colleagues, have published Overview of the TREC 2011 Legal Track, in The Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) Proceedings. Here is the abstract: The TREC 2011 Legal Track consisted … Continue reading

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Geist on Demystifying Legal Relevance

Anton Geist, LL.M., of Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, has posted The Need to Demystify Legal Relevance, on the VoxPopuLII blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Mr. Geist argues that the new online information … Continue reading

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Malmgren: Towards a Theory of Jurisprudential Relevance Ranking – Using Link Analysis on EU Case Law

[Note on 9 June 2013: Click here for a PDF of the full text of the thesis. HT Eric Mill] Staffan Malmgren of Stockholm University and the free access to law service of Sweden, lagen.nu, has posted his Master’s thesis, … Continue reading

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New on Slaw.ca: Indian Kanoon: Sushant Sinha on Innovation and Free Law in India

Dr. Sushant Sinha‘s free access to law service for India, Indian Kanoon, is the subject of my new, in-depth article on Slaw.ca, the Canadian legal blog. The article provides a great deal of detailed information about Indian Kanoon, including information … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Sinha on Indian Kanoon: The Genesis and the Legal Thirst

Dr. Sushant Sinha of Yahoo! India has posted Indian Kanoon: The Genesis and the Legal Thirst, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In this post, Dr. Sinha describes the origins and … Continue reading

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Hedges at CITP: Confidentiality, Public Access to Court Records, & Automated Relevance & Privilege Review

Former U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald J. Hedges, Esq. of The Sedona Conference has become a Visiting Research Collaborator with Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), according to his recent post at the CITP blog, Freedom to Tinker. In … Continue reading

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