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)

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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.

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Typology of Legal Technologies

Typology of Legal Technologies at ICAIL 2023

At ICAIL 2023 (Braga, Portugal on 19-23 June) COHUBICOL’s Typology of Legal Technologies will be presented as part of an interactive half-day tutorial. COHUBICOL postdoctoral researchers Dr. McBride and Dr. Diver, together with our affiliated researcher Dr. Medvedeva (Leiden University), will demonstrate how the Typology provides a novel, systematic, and cross-disciplinary method for assessing impacts of AI technologies on law that is sensitive to the specific commitments of the legal domain.

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