Online Seminar: Pile of Law: Learning Responsible Data Filtering from the Law and a 256GB Open-Source Legal Dataset (Peter Henderson)

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Speaker: Peter Henderson is a joint JD-PhD (Computer Science) candidate at Stanford University and Stanford Law School. He is also an OpenPhilanthropy AI Fellow, Graduate Student Fellow at the Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab, and Technical Advisor at the Institute for Security + Technology. Discussant: Simon Wallace is a PhD student at Osgoode Hall Law […]

Online Seminar: Primary Law as Legal Data (Sarah Sutherland)

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Speaker: Sarah Sutherland is the President and CEO at the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII). Previously she worked as the manager of library services for a national law firm, worked for provincial and federal governments, and a law society library. She is interested in developing a community vision on how to use legal information and […]

Online Seminar: Judging Readability: A Study of Opinions Written by Apex Court Judges from Australia, Canada, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Mike Madden)

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Speaker: Mike Madden is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, and a graduate student member of the university’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society. Discussant: Jon Khan is a PhD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Abstract: Lots of judicial opinions are difficult to read, but to varying […]