Text-Mining Case Law

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A key skill for lawyers is finding and analogizing cases in legal argumentation. Dr. Adam Wyner discusses the application of natural language processing tools to online bodies of case law for quicker, more cost-effective delivery of accurate analytic search results.

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  • Joe Rothstein SVP WaveCrest (UK) Ltd.

    I think the possibilities for this are extremely interesting. A lot of time, effort and money is spent researching case studies for disputes in various areas of Telecoms and this new style of text mining, as Dr Wyner describes it, could help immensely. I will be asking our legal advisors to look into its possible use.

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