Category Archives: Law

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 empirical review of U.S. Tax Court decisions, we had to deal with the informal, non-Blue [&...
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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 Finance’s Past from ReInvent Law Channel on Vimeo....
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Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for e-Discovery – Slides from guest lecture at MSU College of Law

  Fellow Computational Legal Studies blogger and MSU law prof Dan Katz invited me to give an expert guest lecture for his e-Discovery seminar.  This seminar, taught jointly with  Professor Candeub, is an excellent example of MSU’s strategic pivot to deliver practical, 21st-century skills to...
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Legal Informatics with AWS CloudSearch – Slides for tonight’s AWS Michigan meetup

  Tonight, Eric and I will be presenting back-to-back talks at the AWS Michigan meetup (hosted by the Tech Brewery this time).  Eric will be detailing a large Matlab HPC experiment we ran this summer to optimize parameters for a trading strategy; this one is a great AWS case study, as we crunch 10...
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