Search Engines Don’t Understand Lawyers, but Smart Technologies Can Improve Access to Legal Information
ESCB Legal Conference 2018, European Central Bank
22 Pages Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Date Written: December 2018
This article aims to describe some of the reasons why the legal community does not seem to be able to take full advantage of the dazzling developments in information retrieval, including those related to artificial intelligence and data science. To demonstrate how progress can be made, a project from the Netherlands is showcased which aims to link legal documents from different sources with the aim to improve effectiveness and quality of legal search.
Keywords: Reference Detection, ECLI, Case Law Database, Information Retrieval, Network Analysis
JEL Classification: K00
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