April 12, 2018

Zeno-Zencovich on Data Visualization and Legal Epistemology

Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich, University of Rome III-Department of Law, has published Through a Lawyer's Eyes: Data Visualization and Legal Epistemology 459 in Law, Norms, and Freedoms in Cyberspace/Droit, Normes, et Libertes dans le Cybermonde: Liber Amicorum Yves Poulet (Elise Degrave, Cecile de Terwangne, Severine Dusolier, et Robert Querck, eds., Larcier, 2018).
The article aims at investigating the relationship between the law and its visual depiction, in the light of the growing use of vast amounts of data to represent social phenomena. Visual analytics and infographics are part of contemporary forms of representation and knowledge. To what extent can lawyers do - or should do - without them and what profit, instead, might they take from them?

Download the essay from SSRN at the link. 

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