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Call for chapters: Book: Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency

Mila Gascó and Carlos E. Jiménez have issued a call for chapters for a proposed book that they are editing, which is entitled Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency, to be published by IGI. Here are excerpts from … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at HICSS 2015

Several legal informatics papers are scheduled to be presented at HICSS 2015 / HICSS 48: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, being held 5-8 January 2015 in Kauai: Bjørn Furuholt, Fathul Wahid, Oystein Sabo: Land Information Systems for Development (LIS4D): … Continue reading

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Starger: New blog about the U.S. Supreme Court Mapping Project

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has opened a new blog about his U.S. Supreme Court Mapping Project, called In Progress. Here are excerpts from the first post: In the 10/20 Map of the Week, I quickly rendered an … Continue reading

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Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?

Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted Caselaw is Set Free, What Next? at the Google Scholar Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Google Scholar’s caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal information … Continue reading

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Sim et al.: The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Yanchuan Sim, Bryan Routledge, and Noah A. Smith presented a paper entitled The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court, at New Directions in Text as Data 2014, held 10-11 October 2014 at Northwestern University … Continue reading

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Call for participation: Automated summarization of legal documents task, at FIRE 2014

A call for participation has been issued for a task concerning automated summarization of legal documents, at FIRE 2014: Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, 5-7 December 2014, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.. Here are excerpts from the call: […] Legal documents … Continue reading

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Starger: New version 2.0 of SCOTUS Mapper software

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has released a new version 2.0 of his SCOTUS Mapper software, which visualizes traditions of U.S. federal judicial doctrine. Here are excerpts from the announcement: […] The latest version of this doctrinal mapping … Continue reading

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