Professor Dr. Enrico Francesconi of Università degli Studi di Firenze has published The semantic web and legal knowledge representation, in Ginevra Peruginelli and Mario Ragona (Eds.), Legal informatics in Italy: Fifty years of studies, research and experiences (Naples, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2014).
Here is the abstract:
Nowadays the Internet is the main source of knowledge of law for both professionals and citizens: in this context the development of the semantic web in the legal domain may represent an effective instrument for
creating advanced access services to legal information. In this chapter Italian and International initiatives for the development of the semantic web in the legal domain, carried on in the last few years, are shown. Similarly the virtuous relationships that can be established with the initiatives aimed at fostering on open data approach and free access to public sector information are discussed.