Tag Archives: Stare decisis

Hinkle: Legal Constraint in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Professor Dr. Rachael K. Hinkle of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has posted Legal Constraint in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Here is the abstract: Existing evidence of law constraining judicial behavior is subject to serious endogeneity concerns. Federal … Continue reading

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Torres: Link Rot and Internet-Citation Practices of the Texas Appellate Courts

Associate Dean Dr. Arturo Torres of Texas Tech University has published Is Link Rot Destroying Stare Decisis as We Know It? The Internet-Citation Practice of the Texas Appellate Courts, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, 13(2), 269-299 (2012). Here is … Continue reading

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Carey: Diagrams of data regarding modeling contradictions in judicial precedent

Matthew Carey, Esq., of Thomson Reuters has posted diagrams of the data reported in his Artificial Intelligence and Law article: “Holdings about holdings: Modeling contradictions in judicial precedent”. Click here for the article. Click here for a preprint of the … Continue reading

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Carey on Modeling Contradictions in Judicial Precedent

[Note on 9 June 2013: Matt has posted diagrams of the data reported in the article.] Matthew Carey, Esq., of Thomson Reuters has published Holdings about holdings: Modeling contradictions in judicial precedent, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Click here … Continue reading

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Lachance on Internet dissemination of court decisions and Stare decisis

Colin Lachance, Esq., of CanLII has an interesting new post discussing how Internet dissemination of court decisions is increasing the influence of those decisions, and may have implications for the doctrine of Stare decisis: Disrupting Stare Decisis – a.k.a. I … Continue reading

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Horty and Bench-Capon on A Factor-based Definition of Precedential Constraint

Professor Dr. John F. Horty of the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, and Professor Dr. Trevor J. M. Bench-Capon of the University of Liverpool Department of Computer Science, have published A factor-based definition of precedential constraint, Artificial … Continue reading

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