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Citizen Science for Citizen Access to Law

Curtotti, Michael; Weibel, Wayne; McCreath, Eric; Ceynowa, Nicolas; Frug, Sara; Bruce, Thomas


This papers sits at the intersection of citizen access to law, legal informatics and plain language. The paper reports the results of a joint project of the Cornell University Legal Information Institute and the Australian National University which collected thousands of crowdsourced assessments of the readability of law through the Cornell LII site. The aim of the project is to enhance accuracy in the prediction of the readability of legal sentences. The study requested readers on legislative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Open Access to Law (JOAL)
Access Rights: Open Access


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