Tag Archives: Semantic annotation of legal documents

Legal Document Cloud

There has been some discussion recently of a legal document cloud: a version, specifically for legal texts, of DocumentCloud, the online document repository for journalists that uses OpenCalais to perform semantic analysis and annotation of documents. [Here is a recent … Continue reading

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Francesconi on a Semantic Model for Legal Resources: Annotation and Reasoning over Normative Provisions

Professor Dr. Enrico Francesconi of Università degli Studi di Firenze Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica and ITTIG/CNR has posted Semantic Model for Legal Resources: Annotation and Reasoning over Normative Provisions, under review at Semantic Web Journal. Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Lesmo, Mazzei, Palmirani, and Radicioni on an NLP System for Extracting Legal Modificatory Provisions

Professor Dr. Monica Palmirani of Università di Bologna Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche «Antonio Cicu» and CIRSFID, and Professor Dr. Leonardo Lesmo, Dr. Alessandro Mazzei, and Dr. Daniele P. Radicioni, all of Universita’ di Torino Dipartimento di Informatica, have published TULSI: … Continue reading

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Calls for Papers: Workshops @ ICAIL 2011

Calls for papers, with diverse submission deadlines, have been issued for the workshops at ICAIL 2011: The International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law; the workshops are scheduled to be held 6 and 10 June 2011, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. … Continue reading

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Sartor et al. on Approaches to Legal Ontologies: Theories, Domains, Methodologies

Approaches to Legal Ontologies: Theories, Domains, Methodologies (Springer 2011), a collection of scholarly articles on legal ontologies, has been published. The volume is edited by Professor Dr. Giovanni Sartor of Università di Bologna CIRSFID, Professor Dr. Pompeu Casanovas of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop on Applying Human Language Technology to the Law

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 31 March 2011 — has been issued for AHLTL 2011: Applying Human Language Technology to the Law, a workshop to be held 10 June 2011, at ICAIL 2011: The Thirteenth International … Continue reading

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Wyner, Towards Annotating and Extracting Textual Legal Case Elements

Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Leeds Centre for Digital Citizenship has published Towards Annotating and Extracting Textual Legal Case Elements, in LOAIT 2010: Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Legal Ontologies and Artificial Intelligence Techniques, European University Institute, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: CIKM 2010: ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

Calls for workshop papers, tutorials, and demonstrations have been issued for CIKM 2010: The 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, to be held 26-30 October 2010, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The submission deadlines are: 24 June 2010: Demos; … Continue reading

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Stede & Kuhn on Identifying the Content Zones of German Court Decisions

Professor Dr. Manfred Stede and Florian Kuhn, both of Universität Potsdam Department Linguistik, have published Identifying the Content Zones of German Court Decisions, in Business Information Systems Workshops: BIS 2009 International Workshops, Poznan, Poland, April 27-29, 2009, Revised Papers (2009). … Continue reading

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