Monthly Archives: August 2010

September 1 Application Deadline: EU Civil Justice Action Grants

A call for proposals — with submission deadline of 1 September 2010 — has been issued for Civil Justice Action Grants, with the designation JLS/2010/JCIV/AG, by the EU Directorate General for Justice, Freedom, and Security. Applications are invited respecting the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ICAIL 2011

A call for papers has been issued for ICAIL 2011: The 13th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, to be held 6-10 June 2011 at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The conference is … Continue reading

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Hartley, Miller, & Spohn on Type of Counsel and Its Effect on Criminal Court Outcomes

Professor Dr. Richard D. Hartley and Professor Dr. Holly Ventura Miller, both of The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Criminal Justice, and Professor Dr. Cassia Spohn of The Arizona State University Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, … Continue reading

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Chopra on Rights for Autonomous Artificial Agents

Professor Samir Chopra of the Brooklyn College Department of Philosophy has published Rights for Autonomous Artificial Agents?, CACM: Communications of the ACM, August 2010, at 38-40 (Vol. 53, No. 8). Here is a summary: Societal norms and the legal system … Continue reading

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Legal Conflicts of Interest Information Resources from Canadian Bar Association

A set of forms and checklists — called The Conflicts of Interest Toolkit — for aiding lawyers in avoiding conflicts of interest prohibited by legal ethics rules, has been published by The Canadian Bar Association Task Force on Conflicts of … Continue reading

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Budziak & Lempert on Legal Argumentation and Case Quality at the U.S. Supreme Court

Jeffrey Budziak and Daniel Lempert, both of The Ohio State University Department of Political Science, have posted a working paper entitled Legal Argumentation and Case Quality at the U.S. Supreme Court, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The importance of … Continue reading

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