Tag Archives: Visualization of legal information

Li et al.: Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code

William P. Li, Pablo Azar, David Larochelle, Phil Hill, and Andrew W. Lo have posted Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code, at SSRN. Here is the abstract: The agglomeration of rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Murray: Visual Legal Rhetoric for Cross-Cultural Communication

Michael D. Murray of Valparaiso University has posted Visual Legal Rhetoric for Cross-Cultural Communication. Here is the abstract: This Article addresses communication within the “new normal” in legal education and law practice in which our audiences of LL.M. and J.D. … Continue reading

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Starger: New version 2.0 of SCOTUS Mapper software

Colin Starger of the University of Baltimore has released a new version 2.0 of his SCOTUS Mapper software, which visualizes traditions of U.S. federal judicial doctrine. Here are excerpts from the announcement: [...] The latest version of this doctrinal mapping … Continue reading

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Storify: Twitter Chat on Analyzing and Visualizing Parliamentary Data

A Twitter chat on the topic Best Practices for Analyzing and Visualizing Parliamentary Data was held 23 September 2014. The event was organized by the Legislative Openness Working Group of the Open Government Partnership, as part of Global Legislative Openness … Continue reading

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Hagan et al.: Designing legal communications that resonate

Margaret Hagan, Alex Gavis, and Kursat Ozenc have posted Designing legal communications that resonate, at VoxPopuLII. The post describes “a Legal Communication Design class at Stanford’s Institute of Design, or the d.school” in May 2014. The class involved training students … 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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Camilleri et al.: A Controlled Natural Language for Contract-Oriented Diagrams

John J. Camilleri, Gabriele Paganelli, and Gerardo Schneider have published A CNL for Contract-Oriented Diagrams, in CNL 2014: 4th International Workshop on Controlled Natural Language, Galway, Ireland, August 20-22, 2014 (Springer, 2014). Here is the abstract: We present a first … Continue reading

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