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Corpus for Automatic Structuring of Legal Documents. (arXiv:2201.13125v2 [cs.CL] UPDATED)
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In populous countries, pending legal cases have been growing exponentially.
There is a need for developing techniques for processing and organizing legal
documents. In this paper, we introduce a new corpus for structuring legal
documents. In particular, we introduce a corpus of legal judgment documents in
English that are segmented into topical and coherent parts. Each of these parts
is annotated with a label coming from a list of pre-defined Rhetorical Roles.
We develop baseline models for automatically predicting rhetorical …