MIT/law Purpose

This open public research and development site explores the emerging field of computational law and legal informatics as social science, technical capability and business innovation.   This site is curated by MIT Media Lab's Dazza Greenwood as part of Prof. Alex "Sandy" Pentland's MIT Human Dynamics Lab work on Social Physics and Connection Science, with emphasis on the legal and policy dimensions of big data and personal data markets and ecologies. 


Ongoing & Recent Projects

Computational Law

Applying computational techniques of the new science of social physics to the law.

Big Data Privacy

Recent book chapter describing a framework for big data, privacy protection and the public good.

Legal Hackathons

Creative, participatory events for rapid prototype of projects involving law.

2016 Projects

Coming Soon!