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Event: Bring in the algorithm! The biases of predictive models under scrutiny

While applications resulting from AI techniques continue to diversify, the law could not escape the trend of automating decision-making. This is manifested in particular by the proposition of using predictive models issued from machine learning (ML) techniques to drive future decisions in judiciary contexts… Read More here The event will take place Wed 16 Dec 2020 […]

That’s an Order! The Orders of the CJEU and the Effect of Article 99 RoP on Judicial Cooperation

Abstract The benefits of timely justice and rigorous judicial argument are impossible to overstate and hard to reconcile. In its struggle to deliver both, the Court of Justice of the European Union has initiated several reforms of its procedures. The so-called adjudicating orders arguably achieve the impossible: They fast-track recurring questions while safeguarding legal coherence. […]

XL Sunbelt Conference – Call for papers

June 2-7, 2020 – Paris France Session on Network Science and Law Submission deadline: January 31, 2020 (23.59 hrs. CET time)


The Politics of Law and Courts – call for papers

Dear colleagues, Professor Gunnar Grendstad (Bergen University) and associate professor Anna Wallerman Ghavanini (University of Gothenburg) are convening a workshop on The Politics of Law and Courts at next year’s Nordic Political Science Association (NoPSA) Congress on Iceland. The call for papers is now online, and the deadline is December 15th. I would be very grateful […]


The NoLesLaw Special Issue of the EJLS is published!

The Special Issue of the EJLS is published! Jakob Holtermann, Anne Lise Kjaer, Paivi Leino, Emilia Korkea-aho, Henrik Palmer Olsen and Amalie Frese unpack and scrutinize European Union lawyers, international law, legal knowledge, human rights, and the epistemology of legal empirical research. The special issue is the first output of the NoLesLaw initiative. The exact beginning of the […]

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NoLesLaw 3rd Workshop program – November 1 and 2, 2018

Helsinki November 1 and 2

Keynote lecture: Ethics & algorithms: from recommendation to prediction

NoLesLaw is delighted to announce that Fabien Tarissan will give a keynote lecture in Helsinki on November 1, 2018.

Good news from CELSE: call for papers – submission deadline extended

Good news from CELSE: call for papers – submission deadline extended.