Daniel Martin Katz and Michael Bommarito have posted slides from the first class session of their course entitled Legal Analytics, which they are teaching at Michigan State University College of Law.
Here is an excerpt from Dan’s post describing the slides:
Here is an introductory slide deck from Legal Analytics which is a course that Mike Bommarito and I are teaching this semester. Relevant legal applications include predictive coding in e-discovery (i.e. classification), early case assessment and overall case prediction, pricing and staff forecasting, prediction of judicial behavior, etc.
As I have written in my recent article in Emory Law Journal – we are moving into an era of data driven law practice. This course is a direct response to demands from relevant industry stakeholders. For a large number of prediction tasks … humans + machines > humans or machines working alone.
We believe this is the first ever Machine Learning Course offered to law students […]