Friday 22, 2019



Smart Tools for Lawyers, Courts and Consumers

  • Hannes Westerman, Université de Montreal (Canada)
    • Using Artificial Intelligence to predict legal case outcomes
  • Caroline Lequesne, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (France)
    • Building a transborder recovery tool : Save the Debt, the DL4T Project.
  • Masaharu Yoshioka, Hokkaido University (Japan)
    • Introduction of COLIEE information retrieval task
  • Chair: David Restrepo-Amariles, HEC Paris (France)
  • Teaser: Dory Reiling, Former Judge in Amsterdam District Court, IT and Judicial Reform Expert (Netherlands)

10.30-11.00 AM Coffee Break

11:00 AM -12:30 PM

Processing Natural Language for Legal Analytics

  • Danièle Bourcier, CERSA CNRS (France) 
    • Representing the Argumentative Facets of Legal Texts
  • Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
    • How to make an explanation from a case description in natural language
  • Yoshinobu Kano and Mako Akeda, Shizuoka University (Japan)
    • Legal exam solver and challenges beyond end-to-end learning in natural language processing
  • Chair: Matteo Winkler, HEC Paris (France)
  • Teaser: Benoît Frydman, Perelman Centre (Belgium)

12:30 Lunch – 2:00PM

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Wiring the Law: Machine Learning and Automated Processing of Legal Documents

  • Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics (France)
    • Implicit Associations in Legal Language
  • Samuel Dahan, Queen’s University (Canada)
    • AI-powered Tribunal for Small Claims in Canada
  • Nguyen Le Minh and Tran Vu Duc, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)
    • Deep Learning for analyzing the legal document and its application
  • Chair: Rémy Bricard, Baker & McKenzie (France)
  • Teaser: Horatia Muir Watt, SciencesPo Paris  (France)

3:30-4:00 PM Break

4.00-5.30 PM

Accountability and social perceptions of code as law

  • Nathalie Smuha, European Commission- DG Connect (Belgium)
    • Ethical Guidelines for the implementation of AI
  • Stefan Philipsen, University of Utrecht & Erlis Themeli, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    • The perception of potential court-users on AI-judges
  • Shozo Ota, University of Tokyo (Japan)
    • People’s Attitudes toward A.I.: Self-driving Car and A.I. Court
  • Chair: Barbara Ubaldi, OECD (France)
  • Teaser: Gianluca Costanzi, Clifford Chance (France)

5.30PM – 6.00PM Concluding remarks

  • Ken Satoh, National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
  • Gregory Lewkowicz, ULB (Belgium)