Monthly Archives: August 2012

Katz and Knake’s ReInventLaw Laboratory Awarded $150,000 Grant by the Kauffman Foundation

The ReInventLaw Laboratory at Michigan State University College of Law — co-founded by Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz and Professor Renee Newman Knake — has received a $150,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation, according to a press release issued today … Continue reading

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Sapkota et al. on RP-Match: A Framework for Automatic Mapping of Regulations

Krishna Sapkota of Oxford Brookes University Department of Computing and Communication Technologies, and colleagues, have posted RP-Match: A Framework for Automatic Mapping of Regulations with Organizational Processes, under review at Semantic Web Journal. Here is the abstract: Mapping organizational processes … Continue reading

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Lu and Conrad on Bringing Order to Legal Documents: An Issue-based Recommendation System via Cluster Association

Qiang Lu and Jack G. Conrad, both of Thomson Reuters, will present a paper entitled Bringing Order to Legal Documents: An Issue-based Recommendation System via Cluster Association, at KEOD 2012: The 4th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, … Continue reading

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Bruce, Mill, Schuman, Tauberer & Wonderlich: Recommendations on Public Access to Legislative Data

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute; Daniel Schuman, Eric Mill, and John Wonderlich, all of the Sunlight Foundation; and Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack and POPVOX, have posted a new report entitled On Public Access to Legislative Information: Recommendations … Continue reading

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LegalRuleML Tutorial Released

[NOTE: An updated version of this tutorial was made available as of 31 August 2012.] A tutorial about LegalRuleML — an extension of the RuleML markup language, applied to legal rules — has been posted by the OASIS LegalRuleML Technical … Continue reading

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Jaquith on the Use of Solr Document Indexing Software in The State Decoded

Waldo Jaquith of The State Decoded has posted The State Decoded, Now Solr-Powered, at PBS MediaShift IdeaLab. Waldo writes: The use of Solr has been tested out on Virginia Decoded, which is one of the state-level implementations of the State … Continue reading

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Francesconi on a Semantic Model for Legal Resources: Annotation and Reasoning over Normative Provisions

Professor Dr. Enrico Francesconi of Università degli Studi di Firenze Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica and ITTIG/CNR has posted Semantic Model for Legal Resources: Annotation and Reasoning over Normative Provisions, under review at Semantic Web Journal. Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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