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Is the Tax Code the longest Title?

  Last week, I shared that Dan Katz and I had finally published a draft of our paper, Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The U.S. Code.  We’d previewed this research on Computational Legal Studies years ago.  Since then, we’ve received great

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Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The U.S. Code

  Four years ago, Dan Katz and I began working on a project to measure the complexity of the law.  Its genesis was, in every sense, an accident; in order to properly identify citations to the IRC in our VTR

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Law’s Future from Finance’s Past: Recorded Talk from Reinvent Law Silicon Valley

Back in March, I posted the slides to my talk at the Silicon Valley Reinvent Law event – Law’s Future from Finance’s Past. Last week, we posted the video online; you can watch below. Michael Bommarito – Law’s Future from

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Slides from ReInvent Law Silicon Valley Talk

Live from ReInvent Law Silicon Valley, where I gave an Ignite-style talk drawing analogy to law’s future from finance’s past.  Slides embedded below and video forthcoming:

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Git Repository for Congressional Bill Statistics

  After a nice twitter conversation this morning, I finally got the impetus to release the source for my Congressional Bill Statistics data.   You can find the source at this Github repository.  I haven’t taken the time to review

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