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Non-English Materials For The English Speaker : European Languages, Erin Gow 2019 University of Louisville

Non-English Materials For The English Speaker : European Languages, Erin Gow

Faculty Scholarship

So many legal materials are in languages other than English worldwide, that it is inevitable that most of us will need to find or access one of these documents at some point. Foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL) librarians often work with materials in languages in which they are not fluent, and can provide useful ideas and insight for the non-FCIL specialist faced with this type of research. This portion of a 2019 AALL webinar titled "Non-English Materials for the English Speaker" focuses on European languages, and provides practical guidance in finding English translations of European laws, tips and techniques ...


Using Technology To Teach The Flipped Classroom: A Presentation Of Various Tools, Techniques, And Tips, Duane R. Donahoe, Jessica Wherry, Shakira Pleasant, Kristen Murray 2019 Selected Works

Using Technology To Teach The Flipped Classroom: A Presentation Of Various Tools, Techniques, And Tips, Duane R. Donahoe, Jessica Wherry, Shakira Pleasant, Kristen Murray

Shakira D. Pleasant

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Why Legal Writing Is “Doctrinal” And More Importantly Profound, Harold Anthony Lloyd 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Why Legal Writing Is “Doctrinal” And More Importantly Profound, Harold Anthony Lloyd

Nevada Law Journal

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Legal Intelligence Through Artificial Intelligence Requires Emotional Intelligence: A New Competency Model For The 21st Century Legal Professional, Alyson Carrel 2019 Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Legal Intelligence Through Artificial Intelligence Requires Emotional Intelligence: A New Competency Model For The 21st Century Legal Professional, Alyson Carrel

Georgia State University Law Review

The nature of legal services is drastically changing given the rise in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Legal education and training models are beginning to recognize the need to incorporate skill building in data and technology platforms, but they have lost sight of a core competency for lawyers: problem-solving and decision-making skills to counsel clients on how best to meet their desired goals and needs. In 2014, Amani Smathers introduced the legal field to the concept of the T-shaped lawyer. The T-shaped lawyer stems from the concept of T-shaped professionals who have a depth of knowledge in ...


Automatically Extracting Meaning From Legal Texts: Opportunities And Challenges, Kevin D. Ashley 2019 University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Automatically Extracting Meaning From Legal Texts: Opportunities And Challenges, Kevin D. Ashley

Georgia State University Law Review

This paper surveys three basic legal-text analytic techniques—ML, network diagrams, and question answering (QA)—and illustrates how some currently available commercial applications employ or combine them. It then examines how well the text analytic techniques can answer legal questions given some inherent limitations in the technology. In more detail, ML refers to computer programs that use statistical means to induce or learn models from data with which they can classify a document or predict an outcome for a new case. Predictive coding techniques employed in e-discovery have already introduced ML from text into law firms. Network diagrams graph the ...


Predicting Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case Outcomes Using The Federal Judicial Center Idb And Ensemble Artificial Intelligence, Warren E. Agin, Gill Eapen 2019 Elevate Services, Inc., LexPredict

Predicting Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case Outcomes Using The Federal Judicial Center Idb And Ensemble Artificial Intelligence, Warren E. Agin, Gill Eapen

Georgia State University Law Review

In this project, the authors obtained public data on over 100,000 Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and used machine and deep-learning methodologies to explore whether models could be designed to predict Chapter 11 case outcomes. The data used was obtained from the Federal Judicial Center’s bankruptcy Integrated Database and included information about case filing dates, the court where the case was filed, the type of business entity, and basic information about assets and liabilities. Using this information, the authors initially sought to predict whether a particular case was dismissed, converted to another Chapter under the Bankruptcy Code, or closed ...


Automation & Predictive Analytics In Patent Prosecution: Uspto Implication & Policy, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim 2019 California Western School of Law

Automation & Predictive Analytics In Patent Prosecution: Uspto Implication & Policy, Tabrez Y. Ebrahim

Georgia State University Law Review

Artificial-intelligence technological advancements bring automation and predictive analytics into patent prosecution. The information asymmetry between inventors and patent examiners is expanded by artificial intelligence, which transforms the inventor– examiner interaction to machine–human interactions. In response to automated patent drafting, automated office-action responses, “cloems” (computer-generated word permutations) for defensive patenting, and machine-learning guidance (based on constantly updated patent-prosecution big data), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) should reevaluate patent-examination policy from economic, fairness, time, and transparency perspectives. By conceptualizing the inventor–examiner relationship as a “patenting market,” economic principles suggest stronger efficiencies if both inventors and the USPTO ...


Sustainable And Open Access To Valuable Legal Research Information: A New Framework, Alex Zhang, James Hart 2019 Washington and Lee University School of Law

Sustainable And Open Access To Valuable Legal Research Information: A New Framework, Alex Zhang, James Hart

Alex Zhang

This article evaluates the current status of access to foreign and international legal research information, analyzes the challenges that information providers have experienced in providing valuable and sustainable access, and proposes a model that would help create and facilitate effective and sustainable access to valuable foreign, comparative, and international legal information.


Sustainable And Open Access To Valuable Legal Research Information: A New Framework, Alex Zhang, James Hart 2019 Washington and Lee University School of Law

Sustainable And Open Access To Valuable Legal Research Information: A New Framework, Alex Zhang, James Hart

Faculty Scholarship

This article evaluates the current status of access to foreign and international legal research information, analyzes the challenges that information providers have experienced in providing valuable and sustainable access, and proposes a model that would help create and facilitate effective and sustainable access to valuable foreign, comparative, and international legal information.


Dapp Legal Research Presentation 5-24-2019 Final.Pptx, Anne Hudson, Heather Hummons 2019 DePaul University

Dapp Legal Research Presentation 5-24-2019 Final.Pptx, Anne Hudson, Heather Hummons

Anne Hudson

Living your best (Research) Life: How to Quickly and Efficiently Perform Legal Research. A Bootcamp for scholars from law schools across the country.


The Thinness Of Catholic Legal Education, A Review Of Robert J. Kaczorowski, Fordham University Law School: A History, John M. Breen, Lee J. Strang 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

The Thinness Of Catholic Legal Education, A Review Of Robert J. Kaczorowski, Fordham University Law School: A History, John M. Breen, Lee J. Strang

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


When Academic Freedom Collides With Religious Liberty Of Religious Universities, Tanner Bean, Robin Fretwell Wilson 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

When Academic Freedom Collides With Religious Liberty Of Religious Universities, Tanner Bean, Robin Fretwell Wilson

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Sad Spiritual State Of American Colleges And Universities, Carol M. Swain 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

The Sad Spiritual State Of American Colleges And Universities, Carol M. Swain

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Mary And Martha: Putting First Things First In A College Education, Michael A. Scaperlanda 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Mary And Martha: Putting First Things First In A College Education, Michael A. Scaperlanda

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


A Catholic University Approach To Campus Speech: Using Constitutional Academic Freedom To Hold The Tension Of Free Speech, Inclusive Diversity, And University Identity, Sara E. Gross Methner 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

A Catholic University Approach To Campus Speech: Using Constitutional Academic Freedom To Hold The Tension Of Free Speech, Inclusive Diversity, And University Identity, Sara E. Gross Methner

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Religious Beliefs, Practices, And Experiences Of Law Professors, James Lindgren 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

The Religious Beliefs, Practices, And Experiences Of Law Professors, James Lindgren

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


A Catholic Perspective On Law School Diversity Requirements, Teresa Stanton Collett 2019 University of St. Thomas

A Catholic Perspective On Law School Diversity Requirements, Teresa Stanton Collett

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Academic Freedom And The Catholic University: An Historical Review, A Conceptual Analysis, And A Prescriptive Proposal, John M. Breen, Lee J. Strang 2019 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Academic Freedom And The Catholic University: An Historical Review, A Conceptual Analysis, And A Prescriptive Proposal, John M. Breen, Lee J. Strang

University of St. Thomas Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Ilene Barshay: A Beloved Friend And Colleague, Rena C. Seplowitz 2019 Touro Law Center

Ilene Barshay: A Beloved Friend And Colleague, Rena C. Seplowitz

Rena C. Seplowitz

No abstract provided.


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Opening Statements In Trial: Reconsidering The Classical Canon Of Invention, Andrew Chandler 2019 Bellarmine University

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Opening Statements In Trial: Reconsidering The Classical Canon Of Invention, Andrew Chandler

Undergraduate Theses

This analysis of 21 opening statements probes at current persuasive practices employed by trial attorneys through the lens of mainstream legal advice and an expanded definition of rhetorical invention – one which includes both discovery and creation. An evaluation of such practice reveals the utility, and furthermore the duty of the advocate, to draw upon an expanded realm of available arguments.


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