Artificial Intelligence and Law


Cynde Reid Gustafson wrote:
From: "Cynde Reid Gustafson" <>
Subject: Artificial Intelligence and Law
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001 22:59:04 -0400

Artificial Intelligence and Law

The scope of Artificial Intelligence and Law is as follows:
- Theoretical or empirical studies in artificial intelligence, cognitive
psychology, jurisprudence, linguistics, or philosophy which addresses the
development of formal or computational models of legal knowledge, reasoning,
and decision making.
- In-depth studies of innovative artificial intelligence systems that are
being used in the legal domain.
- Studies which address the ethical and social implications of the field of
Artificial Intelligence and Law.
- In addition to original research contributions, the journal will include a
Book Review section and a series of Technology Reports describing existing
and emerging products, applications and technologies.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Computational models of legal reasoning and decision making; judgemental
reasoning, adversial reasoning, case-based reasoning, deontic reasoning.
- Jurisprudential theories of legal reasoning.
- Specialized logics for law.
- Psychological and linguistic studies.
- Legal expert systems; statutory systems, legal practice systems,
predictive systems, normative systems.
- Intelligent document processing; conceptual retrieval of cases and
statutes, automatic text understanding, intelligent document assembly
systems, hypertext.
- Intelligent computer-assisted instructional systems.
- Evaluation and auditing techniques for legal AI systems.
- Systematic problems in the construction and delivery of legal AI systems.
- Impact of AI on the LAW and legal institutions.
- Ethical issues.

Subscribers have access to full-text articles.

Editor: Kevin D. Ashley

Original posting date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2001
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