Tag Archives: Legal text analysis

Surden to speak on ‘Machine Learning Within Law’ at Stanford, October 9, 2014

Harry Surden of the University of Colorado is scheduled to give a presentation entitled Machine Learning Within Law, October 9, 2014 at Stanford Law School. Video of the presentation is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOLXOsiX0Qk The event is sponsored by CodeX: Stanford … Continue reading

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Kuhlman: Legal Synonyms Project, and word cloud of U.S. Code

Casey Kuhlman of the U.S. Open Data Institute has posted a word cloud of the U.S. Code. Casey says the data are “actual word counts piped into a JQuery lib,” and that he is also working on “N grams and … Continue reading

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Ramakrishna and Paschke: Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English

Shashishekar Ramakrishna and Adrian Paschke presented a paper entitled Semi-Automated Vocabulary Building for Structured Legal English, at RuleML 2014: International Web Rule Symposium, held 18-20 August 2014 in Prague. Here is the abstract of the paper: Structured English has been … Continue reading

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Wilkerson and Stramp: LegEx: Online ‘Legislative Explorer’ uses big data to track decades of lawmaking

Professor Dr. John D. Wilkerson and Nicholas Stramp, of the University of Washington, have announced the availability of a new legislative data analysis and visualization tool: LegEx: Legislative Explorer. The announcement was made in a University of Washington press release: … Continue reading

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Lucas et al.: Computer assisted text analysis for comparative politics, and analysis of legal texts

Christopher Lucas, Professor Dr. Richard Nielsen, Margaret E. Roberts, Brandon M. Stewart, Dr. Alex Storer, and Professor Dr. Dustin Tingley presented a paper entitled Computer assisted text analysis for comparative politics, 26 April 2014 at the New Faces in Political … Continue reading

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Góźdź-Roszkowski : Corpus approaches to study of evaluative language in judicial opinions

Professor Dr. Stanisław Góźdź-Roszkowski of the University of Łódź presented a paper entitled Corpus approaches to the study of evaluative language in institutional discourse, at EMLS 2014: Empirical Methods in Language Studies Conference, held 7-8 April 2014 in Łódź, Poland. … Continue reading

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Surden: Machine Learning and Law

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has published Machine Learning and Law, Washington Law Review, 89, 87-115 (2014). Here is the abstract: This Article explores the application of machine learning techniques within the practice of law. Broadly speaking … Continue reading

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