Monthly Archives: October 2009

Legislation 2.0: Government of Greece

The government of Greece has begun to make draft legislation available for public comment on its Website, opengov.gr. Professor Ioannis Iglezakis of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School provides background information and commentary on his Information Law blog.

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Susskind & Cooper on Legal Services Outsourcing at Rio Tinto

Legal Week has published a video of a very interesting discussion between Dr. Richard Susskind and Leah Cooper, Rio Tinto’s Managing Attorney, of Rio Tinto‘s June 2009 decision to outsource certain of its legal services to the outsourcing firm CPA … Continue reading

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Panel: Legal Challenges in an Age of Robotics

[NOTE: Updated on 5 December 2009 to link to audio and video of the panel, and links to resources on robotics & law.] A panel entitled Legal Challenges in an Age of Robotics will be held November 12, 2009 at … Continue reading

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Su et al. on Patent Priority Network: Linking Patent Portfolio to Strategic Goals

Fang Pei Su, of the Shu-Te University Department of Logistics Management, and colleagues, have published Patent Priority Network: Linking Patent Portfolio to Strategic Goals, 60 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 2353 (Nov. 2009). Here is … Continue reading

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Roitblat et al. on Document Categorization in Legal Electronic Discovery

Herbert L. Roitblat, Anne Kershaw, & Patrick Oot, all of the Electronic Discovery Institute, have published Document Categorization in Legal Electronic Discovery: Computer Classification vs. Manual Review, forthcoming in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Here … Continue reading

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Legal & Social Frameworks for Sharing Data on the Web

A tutorial on Legal and Social Frameworks for Sharing Data on the Web is being held October 25, 2009, in conjunction with ISWC 2009: The International Semantic Web Conference. Among the topics addressed in the tutorial is the marking up … Continue reading

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Grosvenor & Seaborne on Using Hybrid Search & Query for E-Discovery Identification

David Grosvenor & Andy Seaborne, both of HP Laboratories, have posted Using Hybrid Search & Query for E-Discovery Identification (July 6, 2009) (HPL-2009-155). They are scheduled to present this paper on October 28, 2009, in the Semantic Web in Use … Continue reading

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