OWCAL Conference 2021

OWCAL Conference 2021

OWCAL Conference 2021

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May 13, 2021

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The Online Workshop on the Computational Analysis of Law (OWCAL) Conference will highlight innovative scholarship in computational legal studies using the latest techniques from natural language processing, text analysis, and data science to understand the law and legal institutions. 

Please be sure to register in advance. Zoom links will be emailed to registrants.

Schedule

9 a.m. EDT

Panel 1

  • Elliott Ash (ETH Zürich), “Legal Language Modeling with Transformers”
  • Susan Navarro Smelcer (Georgia State University College of Law), “Anticipating Regulatory Futures”

Panel 2

  • Sofia Amaral-Garcia (Université Libre de Bruxelles), “Quantifying Legal Cultures”
  • Peter Grajzl (Washington and Lee University) and Peter Murrell (University of Maryland), “How Law Develops: The Influence of Early English Caselaw and Legal Ideas on Caselaw Development During the Industrial Revolution”

Noon EDT

Panel 1

  • Justin Simard (Michigan State University College of Law), “Not Citing Slavery”
  • Paul Eberstaller (University of Vienna Faculty of Law), "Strasbourg vs Luxembourg – How Two European Courts Decide Human Rights Cases"

Panel 2

  • Jake Linford (Florida State University College of Law) and Kyra Nelson (BYU Law), “Trademark Fame and Corpus Linguistics” 
  • James Hicks (Berkeley Law), “Informative Patents: Predicting Invalidity With Patent Text”

9 p.m. EDT

Panel 1

  • Ben Nyblade (UCLA School of Law), “The Evolution of Arbitrary and Capricious Review”
  • John Zeleznikow (Victoria University), “Using Artificial Intelligence to Provide User Centric Intelligent Negotiation Support”

Panel 2

  • Julian Nyarko (Stanford Law School) and Jens Frankenreiter (Columbia Law School), “Hunting for Contracts on the Blockchain”
  • Felix Chang (University of Cincinnati College of Law), “Doctrinal Implications of Computational Antitrust”

 


Michael LivermoreHOST

Michael Livermore
Edward F. Howrey Professor of Law