It would be nice if all of the data which sociologists require could be enumerated because then we could run them through IBM machines and draw charts as the economists do.
However, not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted
– William Cameron, Informal Sociology (1963)
About the project
COHUBICOL (Counting as a Human Being in the Era of Computational Law) will investigate how the prominence of counting and computation transforms many of the assumptions, operations and outcomes of the law.
The CRCL23 conference ‘Computational “Law” on Edge’ will take place in Brussels on 20-21 November.
See the format and the programme here, and register (free, hybrid) here. We will host a symposium on the ‘Future of Computational Law’ with invited position papers from prominent scholars in the field, the presentation and cross-disciplinary replies to accepted conference papers, and a roundtable on the future of legal method.