Tag Archives: Legal text analysis

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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Call for Papers: SPLeT 2014: Workshop on Semantic Processing of Legal Texts

A call for papers has been issued for SPLeT 2014: Workshop on Semantic Processing of Legal Texts, to be held 31 May 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland. The submission deadline has been extended to 23 February 2014. The workshop is being held … Continue reading

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Krilenko et al.: Do U.S. Regulators Listen to the Public? Testing the Regulatory Process with the RegRank Algorithm

Professor Dr. Andrei A. Kirilenko of MIT, Professor Dr. Shawn Mankad of the University of Maryland, and Professor Dr. George Michailidis of the University of Michigan, have posted Do U.S. Regulators Listen to the Public?: Testing the Regulatory Process with … Continue reading

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