Category Archives: Scholarly resources

Wyner on Organizing Legal Textual Corpora

Dr. Adam Wyner of the University of Leeds Centre for Digital Citizenship has begun a discussion on the IAAIL LinkedIn group (an open group) of

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Katz & Bommarito on Building the U.S. Supreme Court Disposition Corpus 1791-2009

Michael James Bommarito II and Daniel Martin Katz, both of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Center for Study of Complex Systems, have posted the slides of their presentation entitled Building the U.S. Supreme Court Disposition Corpus 1791-2009, given … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Open Infrastructure Project

The Supreme Court Open Infrastructure Project, a new legal information dissemination effort, led by scholars including Professor Andrew D. Martin of Washington University and Professor Jerry Goldman of Northwestern University’s Department of Political Science, is now underway. According to Daniel … Continue reading

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Katz’s Syllabus on Law as a Complex Adaptive System

Daniel Martin Katz of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems has updated his syllabus on law as a complex adaptive system. It lists a wealth of material relevant to the study of law as an … Continue reading

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Wyner on Text Mining Legal Resources with GATE

Dr. Adam Wyner has just published results of his work applying GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering) to legal documents.

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The Law School Admission Project & Legal Informatics Research

A recent effort to develop an alternative U.S. law school admissions examination has produced certain resources and results that may benefit legal informatics research. Since 2001, the Law School Admissions Council has funded The Law School Admission Project: Looking Beyond … Continue reading

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Visualization of Quantitative Legal Information

[NOTE: Updated on 8-1-2009 to include a reference to continuing legal education.] A recent trend in legal information systems development & scholarship is the use of software to generate graphical representations, often referred to as “visualizations,” of quantitative law-related information. … Continue reading

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