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Robert Richards

  • J.D., M.S.L.I.S., M.A., B.A
  • Ph.D. Candidate, Research Asst., Graduate Instructor
  • Pennsylvania State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
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  • 64PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

ILegal journalismLegal publishingLegal metadataLegal knowledge representationLegal information behaviorLegal informaticsDirect democracyeRulemakingCitizen lawmakingeParticipationElectronic governmenteGovernmentLegal communication

Followers (16)

  • Pedro Formiga

    Pedro FormigaOrder of Attorneys of Brazil

  • Lilija Khairutdinova

    Lilija KhairutdinovaKazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov (IEML)

  • Hans Asenbaum

    Hans AsenbaumUniversity of Westminster

  • Hugues Gentillon

    Hugues GentillonUniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi

  • Aaron Kirschenfeld

    Aaron KirschenfeldUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law

  • Hendrikus Kadang

    Hendrikus KadangAtma Jaya Makassar University

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Following (12)

  • Janelle Beitz

    Janelle BeitzWilliam Mitchell College of Law

  • Jeff Swift

    Jeff SwiftNationBuilder

  • Christine Kirchberger

    Christine KirchbergerSwedish Law & Informatics Research Institute

  • Tiago Peixoto

    Tiago PeixotoWorld Bank

  • Kim Dulin

    Kim Dulin

  • pippa smart

    pippa smartPSP Consulting

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Publications (64)

Legal Informatics Research Today [slides]: Implications for Legal Prediction, 3D Printing, and eDiscovery

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CICL 2013: The Fifth Conference on Innovation and Communications Law (2013)
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Making Direct Democracy Deliberative through Random Assemblies

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Politics & Society (2013)
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E. W. Scripps.

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Evaluation Report on the 2012 Citizens’ Initiative Reviews for the Oregon CIR Commission

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Legislation by Amateurs: The Role of Legal Details and Knowledge in Initiative Deliberation

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Professional experience

Ph.D. Candidate, Research Asst., Graduate Instructor

Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences

August 2011 - Present

Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant

University of Washington, Department of Communication

September 2010 - July 2011(10 months)

Head of Technical Services

Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Legal Research Center

May 2007 - October 2008(a year)

Acquisitions Librarian

Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Legal Research Center

March 2007 - April 2007(a month)

Technical Services Librarian

University of Colorado Law Library

February 1997 - July 2003(6 years)

Education history

Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences

August 2011 - Present

University of Washington, Department of Communication

September 2010 - May 2011(8 months)

J.D.

University of Virginia School of Law

August 2003 - May 2006(3 years)

M.S.L.I.S.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

August 1994 - August 1996(2 years)

M.A., Communications Studies

University of Iowa

August 1992 - May 1994(2 years)

B.A. English

Yale University

August 1985 - May 1992(7 years)