Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gastil on the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review 2012

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has posted The Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, at the Democracy Fund Blog. The post summarizes the results of the 2012 Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, “which convene[d] a group of average citizens together … Continue reading

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Registration open: CodeX FutureLaw 2013: Conference on Technology & Legal Profession, 26 April

Tim Hwang tells us that registration is now open for CodeX FutureLaw 2013, “a conference focusing on how technology is changing the landscape of the legal profession and the law more broadly,” to be held 26 April 2013 at Stanford … Continue reading

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Ferguson on Predictive Policing: The Future of Reasonable Suspicion

Professor Andrew G. Ferguson of University of the District of Columbia Law School has published Predictive Policing: The Future of Reasonable Suspicion, forthcoming in Emory Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Predictive policing is a new law enforcement strategy to … Continue reading

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Fornaciari and Poesio on Automatic deception detection in Italian court cases

Tommaso Fornaciari of the University of Trento, and Professor Dr. Massimo Poesio of the University of Essex, have published Automatic deception detection in Italian court cases, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: Effective methods for evaluating … Continue reading

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Lachance on Internet dissemination of court decisions and Stare decisis

Colin Lachance, Esq., of CanLII has an interesting new post discussing how Internet dissemination of court decisions is increasing the influence of those decisions, and may have implications for the doctrine of Stare decisis: Disrupting Stare Decisis – a.k.a. I … Continue reading

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