Tag Archives: computational legal studies

This is Law School? Socrates Takes a Back Seat to Business and Tech (via New York Times)

Nice coverage of our efforts at MSU Law to inject our students with important skills that can be competitive differentiator in this difficult legal marketplace.  As Dan Rodriguez described its one sweet spot is located in “the law/business/technology interface.”  I … Continue reading

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Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States: A General Approach (Katz, Bommarito & Blackman)

Abstract:  “Building upon developments in theoretical and applied machine learning, as well as the efforts of various scholars including Guimera and Sales-Pardo (2011), Ruger et al. (2004), and Martin et al. (2004), we construct a model designed to predict the … Continue reading

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Dan Lear – We Need More Legal Hackers Now (via ReInvent Law Channel.com)

Dan Lear – We Need More Legal Hackers Now from ReInvent Law Channel on Vimeo.

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ZoningCheck Puts Computable Municipal Codes to Use (via TechRepublic)

HT: Dazza Greenwood from MIT Media Lab

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Data Science, Big Data and Statistics – Can We All Live Together?

Data Science, Big Data and Statistics – can we all live together? from Chalmers Internal on Vimeo.

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The 21st-Century T-Shaped Lawyer (via ABA Law Practice Magazine)

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Ethereum Contracts as Legal Contracts

This video describes the conditions under which an Ethereum or other smart contract can be a legal contract. (Via the Silicon Valley Ethereum Meetup)

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Invention as a Combinatorial Process: Evidence from U.S. Patents (via arXiv.org)

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Measuring the Complexity of the Law (via Samuel Arbesman – Wired Science Blogs)

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Itai Gurari – Judicata: Law + Fact (via ReInventLawChannel.com)

Itai Gurari – Judicata: Law + Fact from ReInvent Law Channel on Vimeo.

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Call for Papers! – 15th International Conference on AI and Law (ICAIL 2015) June 8-12, 2015, at the University of San Diego School of Law

The 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2015) will be held at the University of San Diego School of Law from Monday, June 8 to Friday, June 12, 2015. Artificial Intelligence and Law is a vibrant research … Continue reading

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Mintchalk: Ethereum Contract Editor and Simulator

More resources are located on this post at Legal Informatics Blog.

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Leg/Ex – Legislative Explorer for Data Driven Discovery (Just One of Many User Interfaces for Legal / Political Institutions)

Lets face it – legal systems are complex.  They are complex for the sophisticated players and even more complex for the average citizen. Complexity is the problem and the question which has been at the center of some of our … Continue reading

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Harry Surden – Computable Contracts (via ReInventLawChannel.com)

Harry Surden – Computable Contracts from ReInvent Law Channel on Vimeo.

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Computational Law Workshop @ Stanford Code X

Today Mike Bommarito and I had the pleasure of participating in the Computational Law Workshop.  It was a very solid group featuring ~20 of the top global experts participating in a true workshop format about the pressing technical issues in … Continue reading

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R. Amani Smathers – The T Shaped 21st Century Lawyer (via ReInventLawChannel.com)

R. Amani Smathers – The T Shaped 21st Century Lawyer from ReInvent Law Channel at ReInventLawChannel.com.

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