Ginevra Peruginelli has a degree in law from the University of Florence and a MA/MSc Diploma in Information Science jointly awarded by the University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK and the University of Parma, Italy. From 2003 she has been admitted to Bar of the Court of Florence as a lawyer. At the moment she is a PhD student at the University of Florence working on Cross-language information retrieval system for law. Since 2000 she works at ITTIG-CNR. She carries out her research activities in various sectors, such as standardization in legal domain and law and legal language documentation. She is the author of various publications on: integrated access to legal information and metadata strategies, evaluation criteria for legal web sites. In her most recent research activity she has paid special attention on approaches in the field of cross-language retrieval to legal information resources. Ginevra Peruginelliis a non-tenured legal researcher at the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques (ITTIG) since 1999. She has a degree in law from the University of Florence and a MA/MSc Diploma in Information Science awarded by the University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK. From 2003 she has been admitted to Bar of the Court of Florence as a lawyer. At the moment she is a PhD student at the University College of London, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) working on Law and analysis of language in the context of European integration. She carries out her research activities in various sectors, such as standards to represent legal data and metadata and legal language documentation. Giovanni Sartor is Marie-Curie professor of Legal informatics and Legal Theory at EUI and professor of Computer and Law at the University of Bologna (on leave). He worked at the Court of Justice of the EU (Luxembourg), at ITTIG-CNR, and held the chair in Jurisprudence at Queen's University of Belfast (where he now is honorary professor). He is co-editor of the Artificial Intelligence and Law Journal and has published widely in legal philosophy, computational logic, legislation technique, and computer law.