Full Programme

This programme is subject to changes.

Monday, 12 June

Morning: 9:00 — 12:45

Tutorial: Introduction to AI and LawAnatomy Lecture Theatre K6.29

Workshop on AI and Legal PracticeEdmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre

DESI VII Workshop on Sensitive Data in eDiscovery & Related DisciplinesK0.16

AICOL: 8th Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and the Complexity of Legal SystemsK0.20

Afternoon: 14:00 — 18:00

Workshop on AI and Legal PracticeEdmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre

DESI VII Workshop on Sensitive Data in eDiscovery & Related DisciplinesK0.16

AICOL: 8th Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and the Complexity of Legal SystemsK0.20

MWAIL: Multilingual Workshop on AI & Law ResearchK0.19

Doctoral ConsortiumK0.18

COLIEE: Competition on Legal Information Extraction/EntailmentS3.30

18:00-20:00. ReceptionGreat Hall

Tuesday, 13 June

All sessions will take place in the Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre unless stated otherwise.

8:45-9:00. Opening

Session 1: Contracts

9:00-9:30. Ilias Chalkidis, Ion Androutsopoulos, Achilleas Michos. Extracting Contract Elements.

9:30-10:00. Matías García-Constantino, Katie Atkinson, Danushka Bollegala, Karl Chapman, Frans Coenen, Claire Roberts, Katy Robson. CLIEL: Context-Based Information Extraction from Commercial Law Documents.

10:00-10:30. Silviu Pitis. Methods for Retrieving Alternative Contract Language Using a Prototype.

10:30-11:00. Coffee Break

11:00-12:00. IAAIL Presidential Address
Katie Atkinson. AI and Law in 2017: Turning the hype into real world solutions.

Session 2: Legal Text Processing

12:00-12:30. Ngoc Phuoc An Vo, Caroline Privault, Fabien Guillot. Experimenting Word Embeddings in Assisting Legal Review.

12:30-12:45. Kyoko Sugisaki. Supertagging for Domain Adaptation: An Approach with Law Texts.

12:45-14:00. Lunch Break

Session 3. COLIEE Winner Papers

14:00-14:30. Seongwan Heo, Kihyun Hong, Young-Yik Rhim. Legal Content Fusion for Legal Information Retrieval.

14:30-15:00. Mi-Young Kim, Randy Goebel. Two-step Cascaded Textual Entailment for Legal Bar Exam Question Answering.

15:00-15:15. Wolfgang Alschner, Dmitriy Skougarevskiy. Towards an automated production of legal texts using recurrent neural networks.

15:15-15:30. Eugene Yang, David Grossman, Ophir Frieder, Roman Yurchak. Effectiveness Results for Popular e-Discovery Algorithms.

15:30-16:00. Coffee Break

Session 4. Verdicts Analysis and Prediction

16:00-16:30. Jack G. Conrad, Khalid Al-Kofahi. Scenario Analytics. Analyzing Jury Verdicts to Evaluate Legal Case Outcomes.

16:30-16:45. Matt Dunn, Levent Sagun, Hale Sirin, Daniel L. Chen. Early Predictability of Asylum Court Decisions.

16:45-17:00. Daniel L. Chen, Jess Eagel. Can Machine Learning Help Predict the Outcome of Asylum Adjudications?

17:00-17:15. Doctoral Consortium Pitches

Session 5. Demo Pitches

17:15-17:20. Latifa Al-Abdulkarim, Katie Atkinson, Sam Atkinson, Trevor Bench-Capon. Angelic Environment: Demonstration

17:20-17:25. Zachary Bennett, Tony Russell-Rose, Kate Farmer. A scalable approach to legal question answering.

17:25-17:30. Matthew Gifford. LexrideLaw: An Argument Based Legal Search Engine.

17:30-18:30. Session 6. Live DemonstrationsK 0.16

17:30-18:30. Session 7. Live COLIEE CompetitionEdmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre

Wednesday, 14 June

All sessions will take place in the Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre unless stated otherwise.

Session 8. Legal Reasoning and Argumentation

9:00-9:30. John Henderson, Trevor Bench-Capon. Interpreting Contracts Using English Common Law Rules as stated by Lord Hoffmann.

9:30-10:00. Bart Verheij. Formalizing Arguments, Rules and Cases.

10:00-10:30. Vern R. Walker, Ji Hae Han, Xiang Ni and Kaneyasu Yoseda. Semantic Types for Computational Legal Reasoning: Propositional Connectives and Sentence Roles in the Veterans' Claims Dataset.

10:30-11:00. Coffee Break

11:00-12:00. Keynote 1
Professor Richard Susskind, OBE. A Manifesto for Artificial Intelligence in the Law.

Session 9. Trade Secret and Patent Case Predictions

12:00-12:30. Matthias Grabmair. Predicting Trade Secret Case Outcomes using Argument Schemes and Learned Quantitative Value Effect Tradeoffs.

12:30-12:45. P. Wongchaisuwat, D. Klabjan, J. O. McGinnis. Predicting litigation likelihood and time to litigation for patents.

12:45-14:00. Lunch Break

14:00-15:00. IAAIL General Meeting

Session 10: Logics for Legal Reasoning

15:00-15:30. Carlos Faciano, Sergio Mera, Fernando Schapachnik, Ana Haydée Di Iorio, Bibiana Luz Clara, Verónica Uriarte, María Fernanda Giaccaglia, María Belén Ruffa, Cristian Marcos. Performance Improvement on Legal Model Checking.

15:30-16:00. Xavier Parent, Leendert van der Torre. The pragmatic oddity in norm-based deontic logics.

16:00-16:15. Henry Prakken. On Making Autonomous Vehicles Respect Traffic Law: a Case Study for Dutch Law.

16:15-16:45. Coffee Break

Session 11: Legal and Ethical Issues of AI and Law

16:45-17:15. Maja Brkan. AI-Supported Decision-Making under the General Data Protection Regulation.

17:15-17:45. Argyro Karanasiou, Dimitris Pinotsis. Towards a Legal Definition of Machine Intelligence: The Argument for Artificial Personhood in the Age of Deep Learning

17:45-18:00. Shivam Verma, Adithya Parthasarathy, Daniel L. Chen. The Genealogy of Ideology: Predicting Agreement and Persuasive Memes in the U.S. Courts of Appeals.

18:45-22:30. Conference DinnerEmbankment Pier

Thursday, 15 June

All sessions will take place in the Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre unless stated otherwise.

Session 12: Techniques for Classifications

9:00-9:30. Cristian Cardellino, Milagro Teruel, Laura Alonso Alemany, Serena Villata. A Low-cost, High-coverage Legal Named Entity Recognizer, Classifier and Linker.

9:30-10:00. James O' Neill, Paul Buitelaar, Cecile Robin, Leona O' Brien. Classifying Sentential Modality in Legal Language: A Use Case in Financial Regulations, Acts and Directives.

10:00-10:30. Rohan Nanda, Luigi Di Caro, Guido Boella, Hristo Konstantinov, Tenyo Tyankov, Daniel Traykov, Hristo Hristov, Francesco Costamagna, Llio Humphreys, Livio Robaldo, Michele Romano. A Unifying Similarity Measure for Automated Identification of National Implementations of European Union Directives.

10:30-11:00. Coffee Break

Session 13: Law-Making, Interpretation and Changes

11:00-11:30. Matteo Cristani, Francesco Olivieri, Antonino Rotolo. Changes to Temporary Norms.

11:30-12:00. Célia da Costa Pereira, Beishui Liao, Alessandra Malerba, Antonino Rotolo, Leendert van der Torre. Combining Fuzzy Logic and Formal Argumentation for Legal Interpretation.

12:00-12:30. Juliano S.A. Maranhão. A logical architecture for dynamic legal interpretation.

12:30-12:45. P. Schmitz, E. Francesconi, S.P. Landercy, B. Batouche and V. Touly. A Knowledge Organization System for e-Participation in Law-Making.

12:45-14:00. Lunch Break

14:00-15:00. Keynote 2 Professor Karen Yeung (Centre for Technology, Law and Society, Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London). Using AI systems to personalise, predict and automate the application of law: A fundamental assault on the concept and rule of law?

Session 14: Legal Reasoning and Interpretation

15:00-15:30. John Horty. Reasoning with Dimensions and Magnitudes.

15:30-16:00. Coffee Break

Session 15: Case Predictions

16:00-16:30 Norman Fenton, David Lagnado, Christian Dahlman, Martin Neil. The Opportunity Prior: A Simple and Practical Solution to the Prior Probability Problem for Legal Cases.

16:30-17:00 Robert Muthuri, Guido Boella, Joris Hulstijn, Sara Capecchi, Llio Humphreys. Compliance patterns: harnessing value modeling and legal interpretation to manage regulatory conversations.

17:00-17:30 Tom Vacek, Frank Schilder A Sequence Approach to Case Outcome Detection.

Friday, 16 June

ASAIL: 2nd Workshop on Automated Semantic Analysis of Information in Legal TextsEdmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre

MIREL: Workshop on MIning and REasoning with Legal textsK0.16

ICAIL 2017 Workshop on Evidence & Decision Making in the LawK0.18

SMARTLAW: Workshop on Blockchain, Smart Contracts and LawK0.20

CMNA: 17th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural ArgumentS3.30