Monthly Archives: June 2013

Abstracts from LIT 2013: Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology

Here are abstracts of papers presented at LIT 2013: Workshop on Legal Informatics and Legal Information Technology, held 20 June 20 2013, and one legal informatics paper presented at the Ph.D. Symposium of BIS 2013: International Conference on Business Information … Continue reading

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Goldman’s “Opening Appellate Courts” project wins Knight News Challenge

Professor Jerry Goldman’s project Opening Appellate Courts is among winners of the 2013 Knight News Challenge. Here is a description of the project: […] the [U.S.] judiciary […] still obscures most of its activities from public view. Citizens and journalists … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics / Legal Communication Papers @ ICA 2013

The following legal informatics or legal communication papers were presented at ICA 2013: The Conference of the International Communication Association, held 17-21 June 2013, in London, England. (The full conference program is available here, here, and here. The Twitter hashtags … Continue reading

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Knobloch, Barthel, and Gastil: Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political Attitudes

Professor Dr. Katherine R. Knobloch of Colorado State University, Michael Barthel of the University of Washington, and Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University, presented a paper entitled Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political … Continue reading

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W3C Argumentation Community Group covers legal argumentation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) hosts a community group on argumentation, and legal argumentation is on their agenda, according to an announcement by Dr. Rinke Hoekstra at the Jurix Website. According to the announcement, the group: seeks to facilitate … Continue reading

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Lettieri and Parisi: Agent-based model of interplay between punishment and damaging behaviors

Dr. Nicola Lettieri of University of Sannio and ISFOL, and Domenico Parisi of ISTC-CNR have published Neminem laedere. An evolutionary agent-based model of the interplay between punishment and damaging behaviours, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Jaquith: New version of The State Decoded released

Waldo Jaquith has released a new version 0.7 of The State Decoded, his free-access-to-law and e-participation platform for U.S. states. Click here for the code for the new release, on GitHub. Here’s Waldo’s description of the new features: There’s now … Continue reading

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