Tag Archives: Quantitative legal prediction

Sim et al.: The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court

Yanchuan Sim, Bryan Routledge, and Noah A. Smith presented a paper entitled The Utility of Text: The Case of Amicus Briefs and the Supreme Court, at New Directions in Text as Data 2014, held 10-11 October 2014 at Northwestern University … Continue reading

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Katz: Slides: Five Observations Regarding Technology and the Legal Industry

Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted slides of his new presentation entitled Five Observations Regarding Technology and the Legal Industry, which he gave as a keynote address at Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum 2014, 8 October … Continue reading

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FantasySCOTUS moves to LexPredict, and will feature Katz, Bommarito, and Blackman’s prediction model

FantasySCOTUS — Josh Blackman’s prediction market for U.S. Supreme Court decisions — is now hosted by Michael Bommarito, Daniel Martin Katz, and Blackman’s firm, LexPredict, and is sponsored by Thomson Reuters, according to the service’s new About page. The new … Continue reading

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Lippe and Katz: Ten predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession

Paul Lippe and Daniel Martin Katz have published 10 predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession, in ABA Journal. Dan Katz has written a post about the article at Computational Legal Studies, where he introduces the article: … Continue reading

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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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Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? ILTA 2014 Program: Storify, links, and resources

A program entitled Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? was held 21 August 2014 at ILTA 2014: International Legal Technology Association Annual Educational Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The Website for the program does not appear to have a … Continue reading

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