Monthly Archives: December 2009

Call for Papers: NMR 2010 & Subworkshops on Preferences & Norm and on Argument, Dialog & Decision

[NOTE: As of 2 February 2010, the submission deadline for the Subworkshop on Preferences & Norm has been extended to 15 February 2010, per Frederic Koriche.] Calls for papers, all of which have submissions deadlines of 29 January 2010 [but … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: AAAI / IAAI 2010: AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence / IAAI: Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference

Calls for papers: (click here for the AAAI technical program call, with abstract submission deadline of 18 January 2010, and final paper submission deadline of 21 January 2010; click here for the IAAI call, with paper submission deadline of 19 … Continue reading

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Hans at Baldy Center

Professor Valerie P. Hans, the noted expert on juries, and a member of the faculty at the Cornell University Law School, will give a series of lectures on February 23-25, 2010, at the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy … Continue reading

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Hamlyn Lectures 1949-2004 Now Free on Web

Full text in PDF of The Hamlyn Lectures published from 1949-2004 (scroll down) is now available from the University of Exeter School of Law. The lectures consist of papers by many of the most influential jurists and legal scholars of … Continue reading

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Spiecker & Worthington on the Influence of Attorney Opening Statement/Closing Argument Organizational Strategy on Juror Reasoning

Dr. Shelley C. Spiecker of Holland & Hart LLP’s Persuasion Strategies, and Professor Debra L. Worthington of the Auburn University Department of Communication & Journalism have published Explorations of Juror Reasoning: Extending Our Understanding of the Influence of Attorney Opening … Continue reading

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Ubel on Credibility Lessening Tactics Utilized in the Courtroom by Male and Female Attorneys

Professor Sarah Ubel of the Washburn University Department of Communication has published Credibility Lessening Tactics Utilized in the Courtroom by Male and Female Attorneys, 8 Communication Law Review no. 2, at 42 (2008). Here is the abstract: “Attorneys utilize Credibility … Continue reading

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Smith on American Judicial Opinions Performing The Merchant of Venice

Professor Lindsley Armstrong Smith of the University of Arkansas Department of Communication has published Law Imitating Art: American Judicial Opinions Performing The Merchant of Venice, 8 Communication Law Review no. 2, at 1 (2008). Here is a summary: “Four earlier … Continue reading

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