A Language for Legal Discourse I: Basic Features

  title={A Language for Legal Discourse I: Basic Features},
  author={L. Thorne McCarty},
In two previous papers on the prospects for intelligent legal information systems 122, 271, I advocated the development of “deep conceptual models” of particular legal domains. My motivation was both practical and theoretical. On the practical side, I argued, our long-term goal should be an integrated analysis/planning/retrieval system that matches as closely as possible the way a lawyer actually thinks about a legal problem. On the theoretical side, my work with Sridharan on the TAXMAN project… CONTINUE READING