Detailed programme

The 2022 AI and Law Summer School will happen over seven lecture days spread across two weeks. The tables below present the contents that will be covered in each session, as well as the professors responsible for the activities.

This program already reflects the online format adopted for this edition of the Summer School, but it may be subject to minor changes before the activities begin.

The Summer School has no activities over the weekend.

Day 1 — Thursday, 7 July

13:30-15:00 Session 1.1: Introduction AI and Law (Kevin Ashley)
15:20-16:50 Session 1.2: Knowledge-based systems for representing regulations (Giuseppe Contissa)
17:10-18:40 Session 1.3: Logic programs for representing and reasoning about rules and regulations (Robert Kowalski)
Activities for the first day of the Summer School

Day 2 — Friday, 8 July

13:30-15:00 Session 2.1: Machine learning: introduction (Marco Lippi)
15:20-16:50 Session 2.2: Machine learning: introduction. Hands-on Session (Marco Lippi)
17:10-18:40 Session 2.3: Models of legal argument: Case-based approaches (Kevin Ashley)
Activities for the second day of the Summer School

Day 3 — Monday, 11 July

13:30-15:00 Session 3.1: Knowledge-based systems for representing regulations. Theory (Guido Governatori)
15:20-16:50 Session 3.2: Models of legal argument: Logical and integrated approaches (Henry Prakken
17:10-18:40 Session 3.3: Models of legal argument: Hands-on Session (Henry Prakken)
Activities for the third day of the Summer School

Day 4 — Tuesday, 12 July

13:30-15:00 Session 4.1: Knowledge-based systems. Hands-on Session (Guido Governatori)
15:20-16:50 Session 4.2: Knowledge-based systems and ontologies (Monica Palmirani)
17:10-18:40 Session 4.3: Introduction to programming (Arthur Dyevre)
18:40-20:00 Session 4.4: Legal forecasting (Arthur Dyevre)
Activities for the fourth day of the Summer School

Day 5 — Wednesday, 13 July

13:30-15:00 Session 5.1: Information extraction from legal text (Adam Wyner)
15:20-16:50 Session 5.2: Information extraction from legal text with demonstration (Adam Wyner)
17:10-18:40 Session 5.3: Models of legal argument: Evidential reasoning (Henry Prakken
Activities for the fifth day of the Summer School

Day 6 — Thursday, 14 July

13:30-15:00 Session 6.1: Network Analysis  (Arthur Dyevre)
15:20-16:50 Session 6.2: Text analytics in the legal domain: the case of contracts and privacy policies (Francesca Lagioia)
17:10-18:40 Session 6.3: Models of legal interpretation and construction (Juliano Maranhao)
Activities for the sixth day of the Summer School

Day 7 — Friday, 15 July

13:30-15:00 Session 7.1: Prospects for legal analytics (Kevin Ashley and Amedeo Santosuosso)
15:20-16:50 Session 7.2: Text analytics and legal cases  (Matthias Grabmair)
17:10-18:40 Session 7.3: Text analytics and legal cases. Hand-on Session (Matthias Grabmair)
Activities for the seventh day of the Summer School