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Do Supreme Court Decisions Move Markets? (via WSJ Law Blog)

Access the summary from the Wall Street Journal Law Blog and download the paper from SSRN.

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Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact Of Supreme Court Decisions (Katz, Bommarito, Soellinger & Chen)

ABSTRACT: Do judicial decisions affect the securities markets in discernible and perhaps predictable ways? In other words, is there “law on the market” (LOTM)? This is a question that has been raised by commentators, but answered by very few in … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Chances Of Survival Have Improved (But It Is Still Very Close)

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The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms (Presentation at the Chicago Legal Innovation and Technology MEETUP)

The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms — Professors Daniel Martin Katz & Michael J. Bommarito – MSU College of Law from Daniel Martin Katz

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Why The Best Supreme Court Predictor In The World Is Some Random Guy In Queens (via 538.com)

Nice coverage of the research in this area and our multi year research agenda attached to forecasting using the three known streams of intelligence (experts, crowds & algorithms).

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Computer Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Rule APIs Can’t Be Copyrighted (via EFF)

I have filed an Amicus Brief (of sorts) via Facebook …

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Announcing the All New LexPredict FantasySCOTUS – (Sponsored By Thomson Reuters)

Today I am excited to announce that LexPredict has now launched the all new FantasySCOTUS under the direction of Michael J. Bommarito II, Daniel Martin Katz and Josh Blackman. FantasySCOTUS is the leading Supreme Court Fantasy League. Thousands of attorneys, … Continue reading

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10 Predictions About How IBM’s Watson Will Impact the Legal Profession

I enjoyed collaborating with Paul Lippe for this short article in the ABA Journal New Normal column. We make 10 predictions about Watson’s application into the legal industry (some short term and some longer term) and preview some of our … 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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Over 800 Folks in Attendance at Cooper Union for ReInventLaw NYC 2014 – Thanks So Much For Coming!

It is a wrap for #ReInventLaw NYC 2014. We finished up with just over 800 folks in attendance for this free, public facing event at the Cooper Union (~725 at the peak of the day according to the security guards … Continue reading

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Scout Delivering Court Opinions Through the Awe-Inspiring Power of CourtListener (via Sunlight Foundation)

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Justice Stevens on the Colbert Report (Bush v. Gore, Citizens United, ColbertSuperPac, etc. )

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Colbert Super PAC – John Paul Stevens www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive

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Legal Language Explorer – Presentation @ 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (Jurix 2011)

Presentation @ 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems ( Jurix 2011 – Vienna ) View more presentations from Daniel Katz

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Announcing the Beta Pre-Release of Legal Language Explorer.com < Search the History of ANY Phrase in the Decisions of the United States Supreme Court >

In partnership with Michigan State University College of Law and Emory Law, today we announce the Beta Pre-Release of a New Web Interface – LegalLanguageExplorer.com. We are just getting started here with this project and anticipate many features that will … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Marbury v. Madison : A Sink Based Visualization [v2]

The visualization above is something we are calling the “six degrees” of Marbury v. Madison.  It was originally produced for use in our paper Distance Measures for Dynamic Citation Networks. Due to space considerations, we ended up leaving it on the cutting … Continue reading

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Oyez @ Chicago Kent Releases Free OyezToday App for IPhone

Kudos to Jerry Goldman, the other folks at the Oyez Project as well as the Chicago-Kent College of Law for making this free resource available to the public! From the description: “OYEZTODAY at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law offers you … Continue reading

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