Tag Archives: Statistical analysis of legal texts

Hinkle et al.: Theory & Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions

Rachael K. Hinkle, JD, and Professor Dr. Andrew D. Martin, both of Washington University Department of Political Science, and colleagues, have published A Positive Theory and Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions, Journal of Legal Analysis, … Continue reading

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Bommarito: Visualization of Reading Level Frequency by Congressional Bill Stage

Michael J. Bommarito II of Computational Legal Studies has posted Visualization of Reading Level Frequency by Congressional Bill Stage, on his blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Here’s a fun example of how you might use my data on … Continue reading

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Bommarito: Statistics on the Length and Linguistic Complexity of Bills

Michael J. Bommarito II of Computational Legal Studies has posted Statistics on the length and linguistic complexity of bills on his blog. This post presents a table of statistics on word count, word and sentence length, and Flesch-Kincaid reading level … Continue reading

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