Tag Archives: Social science research methods in legal informatics

New on VoxPopuLII: Casellas on Legal Ontologies

Professor Núria Casellas of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Departament de Ciència Política i Dret Públic and Institute of Law and Technology (IDT) has published Semantic Enhancement of Legal Information… Are We Up for the Challenge?, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, … Continue reading

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Dina & Hamel on The Canadian Legal Information Institute — Nine Years On

Yemisi Dina of the York University Osgoode Hall Law School Library and Louise Hamel of the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General Judicial Library Services, have published The Canadian Legal Information Institute–Nine Years On, 34 Canadian Law Library Review 182 (2009). … Continue reading

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Davidson, Way Beyond Legal Research: Understanding the Research Process of Legal Scholars

[NOTE: Updated on 4 February 2010 to link to the full text.] Professor Stephanie Davidson of the University of Illinois College of Law has posted the full text of the abstract of Way Beyond Legal Research: Understanding the Research Process … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Special Issue of CSCW on “KM in Action”

A call for papers, with submission deadline of 30 April 2010, has been issued for a special issue of the journal, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) (ISSNs: 0925-9724 (Print) 1573-7551 (Online)) on the theme, “Knowledge Management in Action.” Papers are … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: IIiX 2010 & HCIR 2010

A call for papers and posters, with submissions deadline of 11 April 2010, has been issued for IIiX 2010: The Information Interaction in Context Symposium, to be held 18-22 August 2010, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Deadlines are as … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Graduate Student Workshop, Law and Society Association

A call for applications, with submissions deadline of 29 January 2010, has been issued for the 2010 Graduate Student Workshop of the Law and Society Association, to be held May 25-26, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, immediately preceding LSA 2010: … Continue reading

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Now Available in English in the US: Latour, The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d’Etat

An English translation, entitled The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d’Etat (2009), of Professor Bruno Latour’s important work, La Fabrique du droit. Une ethnographie du Conseil d’Etat (2002), is now available for sale in the U.S. Click … Continue reading

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Davidson on Law Library Assessment

Professor Stephanie Davidson, Head of Public Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Law Library, has published a very interesting discussion of assessment in law libraries, entitled Surveying is Hard, on the VoxPopuLII blog. Professor Davidson discusses the advantages … Continue reading

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Batista & Cornock on How Difficulties Interpreting Data Protection Laws Inhibit Public Access to Government Information

Dr. Luciano Batista & Dr. Marc Cornock, both lecturers at The Open University Business School, have published Information Sharing in E-Government Initiatives: Freedom of Information and Data Protection Issues Concerning Local Government, 2009(2) Journal of Information, Law & Technology (JILT). … Continue reading

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