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Deconstructing Legal Text_Object Oriented Design in Legal Adjudication

  title={Deconstructing Legal Text\_Object Oriented Design in Legal Adjudication},
  author={Megan Ma and Dmitriy Podkopaev and Avalon Campbell-Cousins and Adam Nicholas},
Rules are pervasive in the law. In the context of computer engineering, the translation of legal text to algorithmic form is seemingly direct. In large part, law may be a ripe field for expert systems and machine learning. For engineers, existing law appears formulaic and logically reducible to "if, then" statements. The underlying assumption is that the legal language is both self-referential and universal. Moreover, description is considered distinct from interpretation; that in describing… 

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