[Humanist] 31.231 legal decisions?

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 231.
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        Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2017 21:40:09 -0400
        From: Henry Schaffer <hes at ncsu.edu>
        Subject: computer(corpus linguistics) -> legal decisions ??


If DH scholars can use computer analyses of texts (distant reading, ...) to
extract meaning - why can't this be done in the legal field.

Well, maybe it can.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/
2017/08/07/justice-thomas-rex-lee-and-stephen-mouritsen-
guest-blogging-about-corpus-linguistics-and-the-law/

starts a series of blog posts.

--henry schaffer





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