Between the mid-1990s and the early 2010s, European Union institutions funded several attempts to formalize lawmaking and legal information exchange, including projects to create a reference ontology of law as a basis for the exchange of legal information at the semantic level. This article covers this attempt, comments on the attained results attainted and why the research in the legal ontology field eventually entered the “winter”.
Zoomed in on the OpenLaw project. It’s not really open though.
R.Susskind «ONLINE COURTS and THE FUTURE OF JUSTICE», Oxford University Press 2019. Summarization and translation: Yehor Churilov
https://rechtinnovativ.online/ri-01-2019-churilov-computational-law Computational law: research discipline and a group of knowledge-centric technologies to support law and jurisprudence, with the following objectives: enable representation of legal and other relevant domain knowledge as Turing computable functions; enable analysis, algorithmic inference, and synthesis of legal knowledge; enable interpretable, actionable output in a form suitable for use by humans or machines.
Commentary on the speech by Daniel Greenwood, the Head of Computational Law R&D at MIT, in a Tsinghua University Computational Law event.
The two problems with connecting symbolic and connectionist architectures are identified