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Call for Papers: Jurix 2012 -- Amsterdam

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Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:02:37 +0200
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Call for Papers: JURIX 2012

The 25th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems
University of Amsterdam,  The Netherlands, 17-19th December 2012

Celebrating 25 years of supporting and enhancing cutting edge research
in the interface between law and computer technology, the 2012 JURIX
conference will return to its roots in Amsterdam. We invite submission
of original papers on the advanced management of legal information and
knowledge, covering foundations, methods, tools, systems and
applications for the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:

* Support for lawyers, in legal reasoning, document drafting, negotiation;
* Support for the production and management of legislation, in agenda
setting, policy analysis, drafting, workflow management, monitoring
* Support for the judiciary, in application of the law, analysis of
evidence, management of cases;
* Support for police activities, in forensic inquiries, search and
evaluation of evidence, management of investigations;
* Support for public administration, in applying regulations and
managing information;
* Support for the acquisition, management or use of legal knowledge,
using rules, cases, neural networks, intelligent agents or other
* Systems and methods to support policies and legal issues for social networks;
* Retrieval of legal information;
* Legal education;
* Digital-rights management;
* Alternative dispute resolution, particularly on-line;
* Regulatory compliance and compliance of business processes;
* Theoretical foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence
techniques in the legal domain;
* Models of legal knowledge, including concepts (legal ontologies),
rules, cases, principles, values and procedures;
* Legal inference and argumentation;
* Verification and validation of legal knowledge systems;
* Management of legal information in the semantic web;
* XML standards for legal documents, including legislative, judicial,
administrative acts as well as private documents, such as contracts;
* Modelling the legal interactions of autonomous agents and digital
* Methods for managing organizational change when introducing legal
knowledge systems;
* Evaluation of systems using advanced informatics techniques in legal
* Interdisciplinary applications of legal informatics methods and systems.

The deadline for paper submission is the 1. September 2012. Papers
should be submitted through the EasyChair Conference Management


using PDF or Word format, and should not exceed 10 pages when
formatted using the styles and guidelines in the Instructions for
Authors. Author instructions and style sheets can be found at the IOS
Press site under “Book Publishing” in the “Authors’ Corner”. Authors
are strongly encouraged to use these style sheets, as papers not
meeting the publisher’s criteria or exceeding the page limit will be
excluded from inclusion in the proceedings.

The conference proceedings will be published by IOS Press (Amsterdam,
Berlin, Oxford, Tokyo, Washington DC) in their series “Frontiers in
Artificial Intelligence and Applications” before the Conference
Proposals for tutorials and workshops are invited and strongly
encouraged. All proposals, including a short description of the topic,
should be sent to the Programme Chair by email. . There will also be a
possibility to publish selected workshop papers with a range of peer
reviewed journals, including SCRIPTed

Programme Chair:
Burkhard Schafer,
SCRIPT Centre for IT and IP Law
University of Edinburgh,  UK.

Local Organisation Chair:
Tom van Engers, Leibniz Center for Law
Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid/Faculty of Law
Universiteit van Amsterdam

Conference website:


Important Dates:
* Deadline for submissions of papers: 1. September 2012
* Notification of acceptance: 30th September
* Final, camera-ready copies required by: 5th October 2012
* Deadline for proposals for workshops and tutorials: 15. September
* Conference: main conference 17-18th  December, workshops 19th
December JURIX conferences are held under the auspices of the Dutch
Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems.

You can contact us by sending an email to Burkhard Schafer, B.schafer@ed.ac.uk
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