Tag Archives: Statistical analysis of legislative language

Mayer-Schönberger and Cukier on Big Data and Law

Professor Dr. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger of the Oxford Internet Institute and Kenneth Neil Cukier of The Economist gave a presentation entitled Big Data — and Its Dark Side, 6 March 2013, at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard … 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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