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    Arguments and Cases: An Inevitable Intertwining. [REVIEW]David B. Skalak & Edwina L. Rissland - 1992 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 1 (1):3-44.
    We discuss several aspects of legal arguments, primarily arguments about the meaning of statutes. First, we discuss how the requirements of argument guide the specification and selection of supporting cases and how an existing case base influences argument formation. Second, we present,our evolving taxonomy of patterns of actual legal argument. This taxonomy builds upon our much earlier work on argument moves and also on our more recent analysis of how cases are used to support arguments for the interpretation of legal (...)
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    BankXX: Supporting Legal Arguments Through Heuristic Retrieval. [REVIEW]Edwina L. Rissland, David B. Skalak & M. Timur Friedman - 1996 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 4 (1):1-71.
    The BankXX system models the process of perusing and gathering information for argument as a heuristic best-first search for relevant cases, theories, and other domain-specific information. As BankXX searches its heterogeneous and highly interconnected network of domain knowledge, information is incrementally analyzed and amalgamated into a dozen desirable ingredients for argument (called argument pieces), such as citations to cases, applications of legal theories, and references to prototypical factual scenarios. At the conclusion of the search, BankXX outputs the set of argument (...)
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    A Note on Dimensions and Factors.Edwina L. Rissland & Kevin D. Ashley - 2002 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 10 (1-3):65-77.
    In this short note, we discuss several aspectsof dimensions and the related constructof factors. We concentrate on those aspectsthat are relevant to articles in this specialissue, especially those dealing with the analysisof the wild animal cases discussed inBerman and Hafner's 1993 ICAIL article. We reviewthe basic ideas about dimensions,as used in HYPO, and point out differences withfactors, as used in subsequent systemslike CATO. Our goal is to correct certainmisconceptions that have arisen over the years.
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    Evaluating a Legal Argument Program: The BankXX Experiments. [REVIEW]Edwina L. Rissland, David B. Skalak & M. Timur Friedman - 1997 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 5 (1-2):1-74.
    In this article we evaluate the BankXX program from several perspectives. BankXX is a case-based legal argument program that retrieves cases and other legal knowledge pertinent to a legal argument through a combination of heuristic search and knowledge-based indexing. The program is described in detail in a companion article in Artificial Intelligence and Law 4: 1--71, 1996. Three perspectives are used to evaluate BankXX:(1) classical information retrieval measures of precision and recall applied against a hand-coded baseline; (2) knowledge-representation and case-based (...)
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    Law, Learning and Representation.Kevin D. Ashley & Edwina L. Rissland - 2003 - Artificial Intelligence 150 (1-2):17-58.
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    Special Issue of the Journal Artificial Intelligence on “AI & Law”.Edwina L. Rissland, Kevin D. Ashley & R. Prescott Loui - 2001 - Artificial Intelligence 129 (1-2):313-314.
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    Special Issue of the Journal Artificial Intelligence on “AI & Law”.Edwina L. Rissland, Kevin D. Ashley & R. Prescott Loui - 2001 - Artificial Intelligence 128 (1-2):247-248.
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    Special Issue of the Journal Artificial Intelligence on “AI & Law”.Edwina L. Rissland, Kevin D. Ashley & R. Prescott Loui - 2001 - Artificial Intelligence 127 (2):271-272.
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    Special Issue of the Journal Artificial Intelligence on “AI & Law”.Edwina L. Rissland, Kevin D. Ashley & R. Prescott Loui - 2001 - Artificial Intelligence 127 (1):165-166.
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    Editor's Introduction: Special Issue in Memory of Donald H. Berman. [REVIEW]Carole D. Hafner & Edwina L. Rissland - 2002 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 10 (1-3):3-6.