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Selected Academic and Industry Talks

Network Science + Con Law -or- Can Con Law Be More Scientific ?  
Workshop on Methodology in Constitutional Law - University of Oslo (2017) 

Law on the Market? Abnormal Stock Returns and Supreme Court Decision-Making <Paper> 
Workshop on Judicial Behavior @ University of Chicago Law School (2017) 
Faculty Scholarship Lunch Workshop @ Depaul University Law School (2017)
Faculty Scholarship Workshop @ Chicago-Kent College of Law (2017)  

The Road Less Traveled - New Law, T-Shaped Lawyers and the Path to Law School {Product, Market} Fit  <Slides>
Keynote Address, NALP Conference on Emerging Legal Careers (2017)

Exploring the Physical Properties of Regulatory Ecosystems <Slides>
Law & Complexity Satellite @ Conference on Complexity Systems - Mexico (2017)
Stanford CodeX - Lecture Series (2017)

The Power of Human Difference - Blending Experts, Crowds + Algorithms in Legal Decision Making
FT Innovative Lawyers Conference - London (2017) 

Law + Complexity & Prediction: Toward a Characterization of Legal Systems as Complex Systems <Slides>  
Law and Complexity Conference - University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems (2017)

Legal Analytics versus Empirical Legal Studies – or – Causal Inference vs Prediction Redux <Slides>
Conference on Empirical Methods in Law @ Michigan State University College of Law (2017)

Artificial Intelligence + Law : A Six Part Primer <Slides>
IE Law X - Madrid (2017) 
Scottish Legal Hackers Hackathon (2017) 
LexPo Conference - Amsterdam (2017)
A.I. + Law Conference - UToronto Law (2017)
A.I. + Law Presidential Panel - Annual Meeting of NY Bar Association (2017)
Legal Analytics + Big Data Conference - Arizona State Law (2016) 
International Legal Technology Association - ILTACon (2016)
Janders Dean - Legal Horizon Conference - Sydney (2016)

Fin(Legal)Tech - Law's Future from Finance's Past <Slides
Legal Tech Lecture Series @ Bucerius Law - Hamburg, Germany (2017)
ASU - Arkfeld E-Discovery Conference (2017)
Allerton Conference - Illinois State Bar Association (2017)
The Future of Law + Legal Technology @ Aviva Stadium – Dublin, Ireland (2016)
The Economist Magazine - General Counsel Summit - London (2016)
The Fin (Legal) Tech Conference - Chicago Kent Law - Chicago, IL (2016) 
University of Strathclyde - Legal Innovation Retreat - Ross Priory, Scotland (2016)
Corporate Legal Operations Institute - San Francisco, CA (2016) 
British Legal Technology Forum - London (2016)
Legal Tech Asia - Hong Kong (2016)
College of Law Practice Management - Legal Futures Conference, Chicago, IL (2015)

Machine Learning as a Service and the Future of Legal Analytics <Slides
International Legal Technology Association - ILTACon (2016)
Janders Dean - Legal Horizon Conference - Chicago (2016)

Measure Twice, Cut One - Solving the Legal Profession's Biggest Challenges Together <Slides>
Thomson Reuters - MaRS LegalX - The Emerging Legal Technology Forum - Toronto - (2016)
Wolters Kluwer ELM16 User Conference – Orlando (2016)
International Legal Technology Association - ILTACon (2016)

Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction - Experts, Crowds and Algorithms <Slides>
Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, Vanderbilt Law School (2016)
Centre for Ethics & Law - Public Lecture -  University College London (2016)
DRI Appellate Advocacy Conference - Scottsdale, AZ (2016)
Presentation at the Chicago Legal Innovation and Technology MEETUP (2014) 

The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century  <Slides
Bileta Conference - University of Hertfordshire UK (2016) 
Ribstein Tribute Symposium, University of Illinois Law School (2013)
Keynote Speech, Stanford Code X - Future Law Conference (2013)
International Legal Ethics Conference (ILEC V), Banff, Alberta (2012)
Faculty Workshop, Michigan State University - College of Law (2011)

Technology, Justice and Computation <Slides>
World Bank - Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development, Washington, DC (2015)

{Law + Tech + Design + Delivery} <Slides>
Legal Management Forum - Madrid, Spain (2015)
Annual Meeting of the Wyoming Bar Association - Jackson Hole WY (2015)
PLI - Corporate Counsel Institute - New York, NY (2015)
Futures Conference, College of Law Practice Management - Chicago, IL (2015)
Wolters Kluwer Legal Management Forum - Madrid, Spain (2015)
Thomson Reuters 19th Annual Law Firm Leaders Forum - New York NY (2014)
Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum NYC (2014)

The Latest Advances in Big Data and Legal Analytics
Thomson Reuters Law Firm COO & CFO Forum - New York, NY (2015)
Stanford CodeX - Future Law Conference, Stanford Law School (2015)

Predicting the Behavior of the United States Supreme Court: Toward A General Approach <Paper>
Faculty Lecture Series, University of Kansas (2015)
Law and Entrepreneurship Colloquium, BYU Law (2014)
Faculty Workshop Series, Chicago-Kent School of Law (2014)
Workshop on Computation, Mathematics, and the Law, University of San Diego Law School (2014)

Predictive Coding and E-Discovery in 2015 and Beyond <Slides>
Georgetown 12th Annual Advanced E-Discovery Institute (2015)
Arkfeld E-Discovery Conference, Arizona State University College of Law (2014)
Legal Tech NYC, Hilton MidTown Conference Center, New York, NY (2013)

Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions <Paper>
14th FRAP - Finance, Risk and Accounting Conference, Oxford University (UK) (2014)

Legal Analytics, Machine Learning + Comments on the Status of Innovation in the Legal Industry <Slides>
Forum on the Evolution of the Legal Industry, New York, NY (2014)

Thoughts on Legal Prediction & Legal Metrics <Slides>
Law Firm Chief Information & Technology Officers Forum, New York, NY (2014)
Legal Tech NYC, Hilton MidTown Conference Center, New York, NY (2014)
Law Department Operations Summit, Huron Legal Consulting (2013) 

Measuring the Complexity of the Law: The United States Code  <Slides> <SSRN>
Faculty Lecture Series, Vanderbilt Law School (2013)
Gruter Institute for Law & Behavioral Research (2013)
Law and Economics Workshop, Georgetown University Law School (2012)
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Stanford Law School (2012)
Faculty Lecture Series, University of Illinois Law School (2011)
Faculty Lecture Series, George Mason University Law School (2011)
Midwest Law and Economics Association, University of Colorado Law School (2010)
Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research (2010)

Quantitative Legal Prediction - or - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Preparing for the Data Driven Future of the Legal Services Industry  <Slides> <SSRN>
SIPLA Group, Santa Clara Law School (2013)
Faculty Lecture Series, University of San Diego Law School (2013)
Faculty Lecture Series, University of Oregon Law School (2013)
Keynote Speech, Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum (2013)
Keynote Speech, Ark Group, Legal Analytics Conference NYC (2013)
Legal Futures (UK) Meeting, The Cutting Edge of Law (2012)
Faculty Lecture Series, University of Illinois Law School (2012)
Faculty Lecture Series, Stanford University, Center for Legal Informatics - CodeX (2012)
Thrower Symposium, Emory Law School (2012)
Legal Tech NYC, Hilton MidTown Conference Center, New York, NY (2012)
Midwest Law and Economics Association, IU Bloomington Law School (2011)
Law Tech Camp, University of Toronto Law School (2011)
Wolters Kluwer - TyMetrix Executive Advisory Summit, New York, NY (2011)
New and Emerging Legal Infrastructures Conference (NELIC) UC-Berkeley Law (2011)

Innovation in the Legal Industry: The Future is Already Here, It is Just Not Evenly Distributed  <Slides
Law.Innovation, Thomson Reuters, Eagan, Minnesota (2013)
Law Department Operations Summit, Huron Legal Consulting (2013)
Business of Managing a 21st Century Law Firm, Fordham University Law School (2013)
ReInvent Law Silicon Valley Conference (2013)

Legal N-Grams? A Simple Approach to Track the Evolution of Legal Language  <Slides> <SSRN>
Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (SEAL), Emory Law School (2012)
24th Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, University of Vienna (2011)

What is Computational Legal Studies?   <Slides
Program on Law and Computation, University of Houston Law School (2011)
Law.gov Meeting, University of Texas Law School (2010)
Law.gov Meeting, University of Colorado Law School (2010)
Harambee Net Conference, Duke University, Department of Computer Science (2010)
Supreme Court Open Infrastructure Project, Washington University Law School (2009)

Distance Measures for Dynamic Citation Networks   <Slides> <SSRN>
The Patent Conference, University of Kansas Law School (2011)
Sunbelt Social Network Analysis Conference, Riva Del Garda, Italy (2010)
Network Analysis in Political Science, Duke University, Dept. of Political Science (2010)
NetSci Conference, MIT Media Lab (2010)
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, USC Law School (2009)

Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate  <Slides> <SSRN>
Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (SEAL), William & Mary Law School (2010)
University of Texas Law School, Friday Faculty Colloquium (2010)
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, USC Law School (2009) 
Network Analysis in Political Science, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Govt. (2008)

Network Analysis Reveals the Structural Position of Foreign Law in the Early Jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court
Law and Society Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2011)
Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (SEAL), Loyola Los Angeles Law School (2011)
Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research (2011)

Building the United States Supreme Court Disposition Corpus, 1791-2009
Computational Linguistics Seminar, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania (2010)
Linguistic Data Consortium, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania (2010)

Applications of Network Science to Political and Legal Studies
Harambee Net Conference, Duke University, Department of Computer Science (2009)
Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM), University of Michigan (2009) 

Law as a Seamless Web? Comparing Various Network Representations of the United States Supreme Court Corpus (1791-2005)  <SSRN>
Workshop on Information in Networks, NYU Stern School of Business (2009)
12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, Barcelona, Spain (2009)

The Emergence of Scaling, the Development of Community Structure and its Implications for the "Evolution" of the Common Law
Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (SEAL), Vanderbilt University Law School (2009) 
Conference on Evolution, Complexity &amp; Law, The Santa Fe Institute (2009)

Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary  <SSRN>
ICC International Conference on Network Economic Modeling, Lisbon, Portugal (2008)
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (2008)
American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (2008)
Network Analysis in Political Science, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government (2008)

Social Architecture, Judicial Peer Effects and the 'Evolution' of the Law: Toward a Positive Theory of Judicial Social Structure  <SSRN>
Georgia State Law Review Symposium, Dynamical Jurisprudence: Law as a Complex System (2008)

Taking State Constitutions Seriously  <SSRN>
Southern Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2008)
VII World Congress of the Intl. Association of Constitutional Law, Athens, Greece (2007) 
New England Political Science Association, Boston, MA (2007)