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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
  • 64PublicationsNumber of items in Robert's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 21Followers

Research interests

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

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Recent publications

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

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

    • Knobloch K
    • Gastil J
    • Richards R
    • et al.
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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

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)