Professor of Computer Science and Law
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
My research is in Artificial Intelligence, with a specialization in the applications of artificial intelligence techniques to law and legal reasoning.  My main technical publications have been in the area of Knowledge Representation, with a lengthy excursion into Intuitionistic Logic Programming.  More recently, I have been applying Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to the problem of extracting information from legal texts.  I am also (currently) writing a book on my work in AI & Law, with the provisional title: A Computational Theory of Legal Argument.  I teach courses in Computer Science at Rutgers, and for many years I taught courses in Law, with an emphasis on Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks.
 
Professor L. Thorne McCarty
Department of Computer Science
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8019
 
(732) 445-6430 Ext. 4941
 
 
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L. Thorne McCarty