Toward an Intelligent Tutoring System for Teaching Law Students to Argue with Cases

  title={Toward an Intelligent Tutoring System for Teaching Law Students to Argue with Cases},
  author={Kevin D. Ashley and Vincent Aleven},
This paper describes a research project to devise and test an intelligent, case-baaed tutorial program for teaching law students to argue with cases. In order to present pedagogically interesting lessons and develop a Student Model, we have designed memory structures such as Argument Contexts and a hierarchy of Issues in Case-Baaed Legal Reaaoning. Using logical expressions in the knowledge representation language Loom, we also explicitly represent case-based argument concepts such as a case’s… CONTINUE READING
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