PhD position AI & Forensic Science – Utrecht University

(second call for applications) PhD position Artificial Intelligence and Forensic Science (Utrecht University; 1,0 fte) Job description This PhD position is part of the project “Designing and Understanding Forensic Bayesian Networks with Arguments and Scenarios” that is funded by the Netherlands Institute for Scientific Research in the Forensic Science program ( The project is a […]

DEON 2012: Call for Papers

The biennial DEON conferences are designed to promote interdisciplinary cooperation amongst scholars interested in linking the formal-logical study of normative concepts and normative systems with computer science, artificial intelligence, philosophy, organization theory and law. In addition to these general themes, DEON2012 will encourage a special focus on the topic: Deontic Logic and Social Choice There […]

Dutch Legislation Published as CEN MetaLex and Linked Open Data

The Leibniz Center for Law of the University of Amsterdam has made all Dutch legislation available as CEN MetaLex and Linked Open Data through the MetaLex Document Server portal (MDS). “The XML source documents currently made available by the Dutch government are simply not good enough”, says Rinke Hoekstra, researcher at the Leibniz Center, and the Knowledge Representation group of the VU University […]

AICOL 2011: Extended Deadline EXTENDED DEADLINE at June 15th and FULL DAY WORKSHOP Full day Workshop of the XXV. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 15-16 AUGUST 2011 Call for papers DEADLINE EXTENSION Following many requests for an extension of the AICOL deadline, the Program committee has decided that 15th June 2011, will […]

JURIX 2011: Call for Papers

Call for Papers: JURIX 2011 The 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems University of Vienna, Austria, 14th-16th December 2011 The JURIX conference has been running annually for over 20 years and provides an international forum for both academics and practitioners in the field of legal informatics to meet and share their […]

AIO Motivering van bewijsbeslissingen in strafzaken

Bij het Centrum voor Recht & ICT van de Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is een promotieplaats beschikbaar voor onderzoek naar motivering van bewijsbeslissingen in strafzaken – een argumentatiemodel en richtlijnen voor softwareondersteuning. Meer informatie is te vinden op en Een volledige onderzoeksbeschrijving is verkrijgbaar bij Henry Prakken, email

LEX 2011: Early-Bird Registration

Legislative XML Summer School LEX 2011 Managing Legal Resources in the Semantic Web 5-10 September 2011 Faculty of Law via Oberdan 1, Ravenna, Italy The programme of the 2011 Edition of the Legislative XML Summer School is now available online: This year the Summer School LEX is hosted by the Universty of Bologna, Ravenna location with the […]

CODEX Resident Fellowship 2011/2012

Codex – The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics ( is accepting applications for a Resident Fellowship for the 2011-12 academic year.  Codex is a cross-disciplinary research center jointly operated by Stanford Law School and the Stanford School of Engineering. The center’s mission is to explore the application of technology toward improving the quality, efficiency, and […]

Jurix Proceedings

We have just added links and titles for Jurix 2005 conference papers to the proceedings page. This is part of a larger effort to improve the accessibility of the Jurix proceedings published since 2005. We’ll keep you posted!

ICAIL 2011: Workshops and Tutorials

The ICAIL 2011 organizers are pleased to report that the conference will include six workshops and two tutorials.  They are listed below, along with the tentative schedule,  the names of the organizers, and the web sites where fuller descriptions and calls for workshop papers can be found. All workshop and tutorial participants will be expected […]