JURIX 2016 – Call for Papers (Deadline Extended)


JURIX 2016 – 29th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems: Call for Papers & Proposals



JURIX 2016 will be held at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France) on 14, 15 and 16 December 2016.  We invite submissions of papers (long and short), technology demonstrations and proposals for workshops & tutorials.



Paper submission


The extended deadline for paper submission is **Saturday, September 10, 2016**


* We accept long papers (10 pages), short position papers (4 pages) and demo/poster abstracts (2 pages).

* Papers should be formatted using the styles and guidelines in the IOS Press Instructions for Authors.

* Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management System in PDF format.


The deadline for workshop and tutorial submissions is **Sunday, September 11, 2016**


* Proposals should be sent as 5-page PDF documents to the Program Chair via email (f.j.bex@uu.nl).





We invite submission of original papers on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge systems, covering foundations, methods, tools, systems and applications. We welcome submissions on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to, the following:


==I : Theory and foundations==

Contributions to the theory and interdisciplinary foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the legal and forensic domain.

* Models, formalisms and algorithms for representing and reasoning with legal knowledge (rules, cases, arguments, procedures);

* Models, formalisms and algorithms for representing and reasoning about legal interactions (digital institutions, normative systems).


==II : Technology==

Contributions to the technological advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems in the legal and forensic domain.

* Technologies for expressing the structure and semantics of legal texts and data;

* Technologies for natural language processing and information retrieval with respect to legal texts;

* Technologies for analysis, verification and validation of legal knowledge systems;

* Technologies for digital-rights management, access policies and authorisation;

* Technologies for social simulations in the legal domain;

* Support and methodologies for the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge in information systems.


==III : Applications==

Implementations of AI & Law technology in real world systems.

* Support legislators in agenda setting, policy analysis, drafting, publishing and implementation;

* Support for the judiciary, lawyers, law enforcement and public administration legal reasoning, analysis of evidence, management of cases, document drafting;

* Support for business in managing regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes;

* Support for private parties in using online dispute resolution;

* Support for education by using legal information systems in a teaching environment.





Program Chair – Floris Bex (Utrecht University) f.j.bex@uu.nl

Local Chair – Serena Villata (CNRS) villata@i3s.unice.fr

Doctoral Consortium Chair – Monica Palmirani (University of Bologna) monica.palmirani@unibo.it