Tag Archives: Legal N-Grams

Sheridan: Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works

John Sheridan of The National Archives has published Using Data to Understand How the Statute Book Works, Legal Information Management, 14, 244-248 (2014). Here is the abstract: The statute book is a large, complex system; a vast corpus of texts … 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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Sheridan: Big Ideas: Big Data for Law

Audio has been posted of John Sheridan‘s recent presentation entitled Big Ideas: Big Data for Law. Here is a description from the Website: Big data is big news. Did you know an estimated 90 per cent of the world’s data … Continue reading

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Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Katz, Bommarito et al., Legal Language Explorer

[NOTE: Updated 19 December 2011 to link to Mr. Bommarito’s post describing the development of Legal Language Explorer.] Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University College of Law, Michael J. Bommarito II of Computational Legal Studies, and colleagues, … Continue reading

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