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SoBigData++ and LeADS joint Awareness Panel. Legal Materials as Big Data: (algo)Rithms to Support Legal Interpretation. A Dialogue with Data Scientists.

This panel is organized, in the framework of the Predictive Justice Project, coordinated by Giovanni Comandé, and aims to intensify the dialogue among scientists and jurists: Professors and Researchers of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies but also international speakers will discuss the topic of the legal material as ‘’big data’’ to be explored. The …

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Topic Modeling – Judgments on Family Law

Through the analysis of Judgments contained on our legal database, we wondered about the possibility of isolate different topics even within a specific Law Section.  We have considered all the Judgments concerning Family Law, which are normally referred to separation and divorce issues, spousal and child support eventually ordered by Judge on a specific case.Our …

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Exploring Trial Courts Legal Databases: Part 2 – Length of legal documents

Another important aspect of the Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) phase conducted on text data is the statistics, which help to understand the data clearly, before employing them to train a Machine Learning (ML) model. One of the simplest statistics is the average length of the documents, which is calculated by summing up the number of …

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Data Compliance, Algorithm Governance and Normative Science

Data Compliance, Algorithm Governance and Normative Science. China – Italy Cooperative Research Dialogue

#savethedate Saturday 10.04.2021 11 am – 2.30 pm CET – Data Compliance, Algorithm Governance and Normative Science. China – Italy Cooperative Research Dialogue Co-organization: China Institute for Socio – Legal Studies (CISLS), AI Governance and Law Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Lider Lab, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA) Clich here for the Webinar https://zoom.com.cn/j/65478788807 ID: 65478788807Code: …

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Italian French comparative remarks

Predictive Justice and personal injury damages: Italian French comparative remarks

#savethedate Friday 23.4.2021 17-19 CET – Predictive Justice and personal injury damages: Italian French comparative remarks. The webinar addresses the challenges emerging within the Italian and French debates on predictive justice. In particular, ML techniques applied to personal injury damages case-law will be discussed by scholars and judges within a multilanguage dialogue where speakers are free to intervene …

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Preparing Legal Data for Analysis

Legal data comes in different formats (and may be structured, semistructured, or unstructured) are too heterogeneous to be directly usable by scientists, and then they need to be blended, transformed and cleaned before generating new scientific insights. Court legal databases primarily contain a large collection of unstructured data (PDF documents).  These data contain explanations of …

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