1. Vern R. Walker, Nathaniel Carie, Courtney C. DeWitt & Eric Lesh (2011). A Framework for the Extraction and Modeling of Fact-Finding Reasoning From Legal Decisions: Lessons From the Vaccine/Injury Project Corpus. [REVIEW] Artificial Intelligence and Law 19 (4):291-331.
    This article describes the Vaccine/Injury Project Corpus, a collection of legal decisions awarding or denying compensation for health injuries allegedly due to vaccinations, together with models of the logical structure of the reasoning of the factfinders in those cases. This unique corpus provides useful data for formal and informal logic theory, for natural-language research in linguistics, and for artificial intelligence research. More importantly, the article discusses lessons learned from developing protocols for manually extracting the logical structure and generating the logic (...)
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  2. Vern R. Walker (2001). Complexity, Transparency, and the Warranted Use of Formal Systems in Legal Factfinding. Artificial Intelligence and Law 9 (2-3):189-197.
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  3. Vern R. Walker (1990). In Defense of a Different Taxonomy: A Reply to Owens. Philosophical Review 99 (3):425-431.