Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ghosh et al. on Cluster-based Relevance Feedback in Legal Information Retrieval

Kripabandhu Ghosh of the Indian Statistical Institute Information Retrieval Lab, and colleagues, have published Cluster-based Relevance Feedback: TREC Legal Track 2011, in The Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2011) Proceedings. Here is the abstract: This is our second participation in … Continue reading

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Updated as of July 2012: Legal Informatics Conference Calendar

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on … Continue reading

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Resources for SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice

Here are resources related to SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice, being held 26-28 July 2012 at New York Law School, in New York, New York, USA. Click here for the conference Website. Click … Continue reading

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SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice

SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice, is being held 26-28 July 2012 at New York Law School, in New York, New York, USA. Click here for the conference Website. The Twitter hashtag for the … Continue reading

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Turnbull-Hall and Thomas on the Length of Tax Legislation as a Measure of Complexity

Caroline Turnbull-Hall of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Richard Thomas have published Length of Tax Legislation as a Measure of Complexity (UK Office of Tax Simplification 2012). Here is the abstract: In his seminal Hardman lecture, Adam Broke pointed to the length of … Continue reading

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Hwang on Scoping Legal Hacking

Tim Hwang of the University of California Berkeley School of Law has posted Letter One: Scoping “Legal Hacking”, at the Robot, Robot & Hwang Blog. In this post Tim defines the terms “legal hackers” and “legal hacking” respecting three dimensions … Continue reading

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