LDA 2022 – CEILI Workshop on Legal Data Analysis (half day)

14 Dec 2022
E1.1, Room 407

LDA 2022 – CEILI Workshop on Legal Data Analysis (half day)

The 8th Workshop on Legal Data Analysis (LDA2022) of the Central European Institute of Legal Informatics (CEILI) will be held in conjunction with JURIX2022, Wednesday December 14th, 2022, Saarbrücken, Germany. It is a continuation of the successful LDA workshops since 2015. It intends to focus on representation, analysis and reasoning with legal data in information systems from a lawyer’s and citizen’s perspective; trying to get support in mastering big data in law but also respecting privacy issues.


A lunch break is planned between 13:00 and 14:00. After that, the workshop will take place exclusively online.



Session 1 – 11:00-12:30

chair:  Stefan Eder, Erich Schweighofer
Introduction to the topic of Legal Data Analysis by the Chairs; discussion of major concepts and research questions (getting an update to the state of the art)

Session 2 – 12:30-13:30

chair: Stefan Eder
Roundtable: Experts on legal data analysis shortly present approaches, to be discussed by the panel and the audience

Christian Sageder, CYBLY, Salzburg/Wien: Options for storing legal texts, optimised for both humans and machines. Advantages and disadvantages of the various common formats 

Erich Schweighofer, Uni Wien, Arbeitsgruppe Rechtsinformatik: Thoughts about the Extended European Law Identifier (E-ELI), based on the CELEX number 

Florina Piroi, Tobias Funk, Clemens Furtlehner, Johannes Braun: First results of two indexing and classifying systems: IRI§ Text Corpora (2000-2022) and International Law Exams
Bernhard Waltl, N.N. (invited)
Kevin Ashley, N.N. (invited)

Session 3 – 14:00-15:00

chair:  Stefan Eder, Erich Schweighofer
Discussion about possible research projects and co-operation.