Yellow Flag Fever: Describing Negative Legal Precedent in Citators
47 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Date Written: July 14, 2015
This study analyzes the accuracy with which descriptions of subsequent negative treatment are applied by an online citator. While a system making use of a hierarchical controlled vocabulary applies these descriptions in a marginally more accurate way, the citator’s traditional role in legal research must be reconceptualized.
Keywords: Annotations & citations (Law), Citation indexes, Electronic information resources -- Evaluation, Law publishing, Citation analysis
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