CSH Talk by Daniel Martin Katz: “Measuring and managing legal complexity”

Sep 30, 2022 | 15:0016:00

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Daniel Martin Katz from Illinois Tech – Chicago Kent College of Law will give a life talk on Friday, September 30 at 3 pm in room 201.



If you would like to attend, please email to office@csh.ac.at.


Title: “Measuring and managing legal complexity: An overview of the intellectual agenda”



Modern societies rely upon law as the primary mechanism to control their development and manage their conflicts. Through carefully designed rights and responsibilities, institutions and procedures, law can enable humans to engage in increasingly complex social and economic activities. Increasingly diverse and interconnected societies create increasingly diverse and interconnected rules and thus the study of legal complexity provides a useful lens through which to observe and understand modern societies.


In this talk, I will discuss academic efforts to model /measure legal complexity. In addition, I will highlight some of the efforts to date to manage legal complexity.



Daniel Martin Katz is a professor of law at Chicago Kent – College of Law. His research interests include legal informatics, applied legal technology, law & economics, legal & regulatory complexity, artificial intelligence & law, machine learning & natural language processing, complex systems, network science, governance, financial regulation, financial technology, quantitative finance, quantitative modeling of litigation and jurisprudence, economics of the professions, blockchain & crypto infrastructure and the overall impact of information technology, analytics and automation on the future of society.


Sep 30, 2022


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