Executive Committee

Enrico Francesconi (President)

Enrico Francesconi holds a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Florence. He is a researcher at ITTIG-CNR, the Legal Information Institute of the National Research Council of Italy and, currently, he is a Temporary Agent of the European Commission - DG Publications Office. He has been involved in various projects of the European Commission framework programs, the European Parliament and the Publication Office of the European Union. He...

Floris Bex (Vice President)

Floris Bex is an academic at the Department of Information and Computing Science of Utrecht University and the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) of the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. He is interested in how people reason, how this reasoning can be captured in formal models and how it can be supported and improved using smart technologies. His main areas of investigation are the computational, philosophical and linguistic aspects of argumentation, linking...

Michal Araszkiewicz (Secretary-Treasurer)

Michal Araszkiewicz is assistant professor at Department of Legal Theory at Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland. Michal served as Organisation Chair of the JURIX 2014 conference and is admitted to practice law in Poland. His research interests encompass legal philosophy, philosophical logic, epistemology, theories of argumentation and the application of Artificial Intelligence tools to legal reasoning.

Danièle Bourcier (Returning Member-at-Large)

Danièle Bourcier is a French lawyer and essayist, who has contributed to the emergence of a new discipline in France: Law, Computing and Linguistics.
She is director of research emeritus at CNRS, lead of the "Law and Governance technologies" Department at the Centre for Administrative Science Research (CERSA) at the University Paris II, and associate researcher at the March Bloch Centre in Berlin and at the IDT laboratory of the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
She was...

David D. Lewis (Returning Member-at-Large)

David D. Lewis became a full-time consultant in 2000, but he's done consulting work off and on since graduate school. He has worked with a variety of organizations, including small and large companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations. From 1992 to 2000, Dave was a researcher at AT&T Labs and Bell Labs, where he did research and built prototype systems in the areas of information retrieval, machine learning, natural language processing, and evaluation of information systems. He...

Monica Palmirani (New Member at Large)

Monica Palmirani, full professor of Computer Science and Law at Bologna University, School of Law, Italy. Graduated in Mathematic, Ph.D. in Legal Informatics and IT Law, teacher of several courses since 2001 on Legal Informatics, eGovernment, Legal drafting techniques, and Legal XML.
She is member of CIRSFID, one of the main centers of excellence in Italy and one of the leading centers at the international level for the area of computer science and law.
She is the Director of Ph....

Juliano S.A. Maranhão (New Member at Large)

Juliano S.A. Maranhão is Assistant Professor at the University of São Paulo Law School, where he obtained his phd in Law (2004). Post-Doc studies at the Department of Computer Science of Utrecht University (2005). Visiting Professor at Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main (2016-2019). Maranhão is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow researcher and was the winner of the Donald Berman Award by the International Association of Artificial Intelligence and Law (2001). Maranhão is a researcher of the...

Anne Gardner (Honorary Member)

Anne Gardner is a lawyer and a computer scientist. She obtained both her law degree and her Ph.D. from Stanford. She has played the role of pioneer in artificial intelligence ("AI") techniques applied to perform legal tasks.


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