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Information Technology and Lawyers

Advanced Technology in the Legal Domain, from Challenges to Daily Routine

By Arno R. Lodder , Anja Oskamp

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4020-4145-7
  • 212 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: March 6, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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The area of Information Technology and Lawyers is a fascinating one. Both from a practical and an academic perspective the opportunities of applying Information Technology to law are tremendous. At the same time, however, lawyers are amongst the most conservative professionals, and traditional late adapters of technology. Nowadays the gap between Information Technology and Lawyers is closing more and more, in particular due to the Internet and the richness of legal sources that can be found online. This book provides material to further bridge the gap by showing people with a legal background what is possible with Information Technology now and in the near future, as well as by showing people with an IT background what opportunities exist in the domain of law. Any lawyer should read this book about the current practice of IT in the legal domain, and what is to be expected in the near future.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Law, Information Technology, and Artificial Intelligence; A. Oskamp, A.R. Lodder.
  2. 2. Case
  3. based Reasoning; K.D. Ashley.
  4. 3. Argumentation; T.J.M. Bench
  5. Capon, H. Prakken.
  6. 4. Knowledge Discovery from Legal Databases – using neural networks and data mining to build legal decision support systems; A. Stranieri, J. Zeleznikow.
  7. 5. Improving Access To Legal Information: How Drafting Systems Help; M.F. Moens.
  8. 6. Internet, WWW, and beyond; G. Quirchmayr.
  9. 7. Artificial Intelligence in the Real Legal Workplace; M. Lauritsen.

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