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SoBigData++ and LeADS joint Awareness Panel

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SoBigData++ and LeADS joint Awareness Panel.

Legal Materials as Big Data: (algo)Rithms to Support Legal Interpretation. A Dialogue with Data Scientists.

Webinar organized under the Predictive Justice  research lines of the LiderLab and EMbeDS


In the framework of the Predictive Justice Project, coordinated by Giovanni Comandé, an awareness panel is organized which aims to intensify the dialogue among scientists and jurists: Professors and Researchers of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies but also international speakers will discuss the topic of the legal material as ‘’big data’’ to be explored.

The event that will be held in english is an initiative of the research activities of the LeADS and SoBigData++ Projects promoted by the LIDER Lab of the Dirpolis Insititute and aims to explain how data scientists analyze the case-law materials and promote its potentialities also in terms of research methodologies in Legal Sciences.


6 July 2021, h14.00 – 16.00

Webex Platform


14.00 – 14.15 Greetings

Prof. Francesca Chiaromonte, EMbeDS Department, – Prof. Gaetana Morgante, Dirpolis Institute, SSSA

14.15 – 16.00 Roundtable

Legal reasoning and semantic annotation, Vern R. Walker – Professor Emeritus of Law, Hofstra University

From citizens, to judicial decisions, to government policy-makers, Prof. Sehl Mellouli, Laval University

Legal Knowledge Modelling and Predictive AI., Prof. Monica Palmirani, UNIBO

Beyond the keyword search in legal documents, Prof. Paolo Ferragina, UNIPI

Text mining techniques and case law, Prof. Maria Francesca Romano and Prof. Gaetana Morgante, SSSA

A big picture for a predictive justice platform, Dr. Daniele Licari, SSSA

High risk databases and the new regulation on AI, Dr. Denise Amram, SSSA

Moderator Prof. Giovanni Comandè, SSSA

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password: panel (di norma non necessaria)