Tag Archives: Legal evidence information systems

Vlek et al.: A method for explaining Bayesian networks for legal evidence with scenarios

Charlotte S. Vlek, Henry Prakken, Silja Renooij, and Bart Verheij have published A method for explaining Bayesian networks for legal evidence with scenarios, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law: doi:10.1007/s10506-016-9183-4

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Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting Wildlife Crime with Tech Innovation How to Fight … Continue reading

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Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies

Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston & Sarah Knuckey eds., Oxford University Press, 2015). … Continue reading

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Call for papers: DESI VI Workshop on Advanced Technologies to Address Legal Problems in E-Discovery and Information Governance

A call for papers has been issued for the ICAIL 2015 DESI VI Workshop on Using Machine Learning and Other Advanced Techniques to Address Legal Problems in E-Discovery and Information Governance, scheduled to be held 8 June 2015 at the … Continue reading

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Surden to speak on ‘Machine Learning Within Law’ at Stanford, October 9, 2014

Harry Surden of the University of Colorado is scheduled to give a presentation entitled Machine Learning Within Law, October 9, 2014 at Stanford Law School. Video of the presentation is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOLXOsiX0Qk The event is sponsored by CodeX: Stanford … Continue reading

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Legal informatics papers at ICFIS 2014

A number of papers on legal informatics, legal data analysis, or legal information were presented at ICFIS 2014: International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics, held 19-22 August 2014 in Leiden. The program is available at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6795661/ICFIS2014/program.html HT Bart Verheij

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Epstein et al.: The Value of Words: Narrative as Evidence in Policy Making

Dmitri Epstein, Cynthia R. Farina, and Josiah Heidt have published The Value of Words: Narrative as Evidence in Policy Making, Evidence and Policy, 10, 243-258 (2014). Here is the abstract: Policy makers today rely primarily on technical data as their … Continue reading

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