Representation of case law for argumentative reasoning

  title={Representation of case law for argumentative reasoning},
  author={Latifa Al-Abdulkarim},
Modelling argumentation based on legal cases has been a central topic of AI and Law since its very beginnings. The current established view is that facts must be determined on the basis of evidence. Next, these facts must be used to ascribe legally significant predicates (factors and issues) to the case, on the basis of which the outcome can be established. This thesis aims to provide a method to encapsulate the knowledge of bodies of case law from various legal domains using a recent… Expand
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