1st Call for Papers JURISIN 2022

1st Call for Papers:

Sixteenth International Workshop on Juris-informatics (JURISIN 2022)
June 12 – 14, 2022

Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan and/or ONLINE

with a support of The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence in
association with the 14th JSAI International Symposia on AI (JSAI-isAI 2022)

**** Submission Deadline: April 1, 2022 ****

**** Aims and scope ****

Juris-informatics is a new research area which studies legal issues
from the perspective of informatics.  The purpose of this workshop is
to discuss both the fundamental and practical issues for
juris-informatics among people from the various backgrounds such as
law, social science, information and intelligent technology, logic and
philosophy, including the conventional “AI and law” area.  We solicit
unpublished papers on theories, technologies and applications on

**** Topics ****

Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
limited to, the following:

– Model of legal reasoning
– Argumentation / Negotiation / Argumentation agent
– Legal term ontology
– Formal legal knowledge-base / Intelligent management of legal knowledge-base
– Translation of legal documents
– Computer-aided law education
– Use of Informatics and AI in law
– Legal issues on ubiquitous computing / multi-agent system / the Internet
– Social implications of use of informatics and AI in law
– Natural language processing for legal knowledge
– Verification and validation of legal knowledge systems
– Online dispute resolution
– AI and intellectual property
– Computer aided legal education
– Legal data mining
– Legal document analysis
– Legal information retrieval
– Legal information extraction
– Evidential reasoning
– AI application to forensics
– AI application to smart contracts and blockchain
– Legislation support by AI/IT techniques
– Any theories and technologies which is not directly related with juris-
   informatics but has a potential to contribute to this domain

**** Bar Exam Competition (COLIEE2022) ****

This year, JURISIN will co-located with the Seventh Competition on Legal
Information Extraction/Entailment (COLIEE-2022). The motivation for the
competition is to help create a research community of practice for the capture
and use of legal information. Please visit the homepage of COLIEE2022
(http://www.ualberta.ca/~rabelo/COLIEE2022/) to see the detail of the

**** Submissions ****

Papers should be written in English, formatted according to the Springer
Verlag LNCS style in a pdf form, which can be obtained from
http://www.springeronline.com and not exceed 14 pages including figures,
references, etc. If you use a word file, please follow the instruction of
the format, and then convert it into a pdf form and submit it at the paper
submission page. If a paper is accepted, at least one author of the paper
must register the workshop and present it. We strongly encourage an online

You can submit your paper at
If you cannot submit a paper by EasyChair System by some trouble, please
send email to:
mnakamur [at] niit dot ac dot jp

**** Invited Speakers ****


**** Post Proceedings****

Selected papers will be published as a post-proceedings via Springer
Verlag LNAI after the second round of review after the workshop.
The selected papers of the previous workshops were published as volumes
of LNAI4914(JURISIN 2007), LNAI5447(JURISIN 2008), LNAI6284(JURISIN 2009),
LNAI6797(JURISIN2010), LNAI7258(JURISIN2011), LNAI7856(JURISIN2012),
LNAI8417(JURISIN2013), LNAI9067(JURISIN2014), and LNAI10091 (JURISIN2015),
LNAI10247(JURISIN2016), LNAI10838(JURISIN2017), and LNAI11717(JURISIN2018),

**** Important Dates ****

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2022
Notification: May 1, 2022
Camera Ready Copy due: May 15, 2022
JURISIN 2022: June 12-14, 2022

**** Workshop Chair ****

Makoto Nakamura, Niigata Institute of Technology, Japan
Satoshi Tojo, JAIST, Japan

**** Steering Committee Members ****

Yoshinobu Kano, Shizuoka University, Japan
Takehiko Kasahara, Toin University of Yokohama, Japan
Nguyen Le Minh, JAIST, Japan
Makoto Nakamura, Niigata Institute of Technology, Japan
Yoshiaki Nishigai, Chiba University, Japan
Katsumi Nitta, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Yasuhiro Ogawa, Nagoya University, Japan
Seiichiro Sakurai, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan
Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics and Sokendai, Japan
Satoshi Tojo, JAIST, Japan
Katsuhiko Toyama, Nagoya University, Japan
Masaharu Yoshioka, Hokkaido University, Japan

**** Advisory Committee Members ****

Trevor Bench-Capon, The University of Liverpool, UK
Henry Prakken, University of Utrecht & Groningen, The Netherlands
John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia
Robert Kowalski, Imperial College London, UK
Kevin Ashley, University of Pittsburgh, USA

**** Programme Committee Members (TBA) ****

**** Home page of JURISIN 2022 ****