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  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby M.-F. Moens; P. Spyns

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 136.00

    Currently, several artificial intelligence technologies are growing increasingly mature, including computational modeling of reasoning, natural language processing, information retrieval, information extraction, machine learning, electronic agents, and reasoning with uncertainty. Their integration in and adaptation to legal knowledge and information... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby T.M. van Engers

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 113.00

    This volume contains the Proceedings of the Nineteenth JURIX Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2006). The large number of submissions shows that the interdisciplinary community is still growing and active. This volume again covers a broad range of topics. Argumentation is central to legal reasoning and therefore it is no... more...

  • Translating Lawby Deborah Cao

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95

    Examines legal translation in its many facets from an interdisciplinary perspective, covering both theoretical and practical grounds and linguistic as well as legal issues. This book analyses the basic skills and competence of the legal translator and various types of legal texts. more...

  • Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaningby Anne Wagner; Wouter Werner; Deborah Cao

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.00

    Legal semiotics emphasizes the contingency and fluidity of legal concepts and stresses the existence of overlapping, competing and coexisting legal discourses. In response to new problems, changing power structures, changing societal norms and new faces of injustice established doctrines are reconsidered, reformulated and partly replaced by competing... more...

  • Methods of Legal Reasoningby Jerzy Stelmach; Bartosz Brozek

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 199.00

    Anyone reflecting on the methodology of legal reasoning faces a difficult task. The number of methodological theories in jurisprudence and the vast literature on the subject are not the only problems that have to be taken into account. Perhaps the most striking difficulty concerning the methodology of legal argument is the heated debate between jurists,... more...

  • Witness Testimony Evidenceby Douglas Walton

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Walton provides an introduction to argumentation theory and artificial intelligence as applied to the analysis and evaluation of witness testimony. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby A.R. Lodder; L. Mommers

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 140.00

    This book includes papers from the twentieth JURIX conference (first organized in 1988). Over the years JURIX has become more and more international. JURIX is originally a Dutch/Belgian initiative. Nowadays, the conference papers are in majority from non-Dutch authors, and since 2002 JURIX is held outside the Netherlands and Belgium every other year.... more...

  • Demystifying Legal Reasoningby Larry Alexander; Emily Sherwin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book defends the proposition that there are no special forms of reasoning peculiar to law. more...

  • On Law and Reasonby Jaap Hage; Aleksander Peczenik

    Springer Netherlands 2008; Not Available

    The first edition of this book introduced a coherence theory of law that influenced the development of non-monotonic logics for the analysis of legal reasoning. This edition contains a new Introduction that fully explores that development. more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Why is there so much resistance to recent issues of tolerance and diversity? Despite efforts of the international community to encourage open-mindedness, recent attempts at international, political and economic integration have shown that religious, cultural and ethnic tolerance and diversity remain under threat. The contributions in the volume reflect... more...