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November 24th, 2014

If you like this blog, please take a moment to vote for the ABA Journal Blawg 100. This year I am in the Profs category.


Josh Blackman’s Blog

Law prof Josh Blackman caused a stir on April Fool’s Day this year when he announced on his blog that he and his colleagues had created a computer algorithm that could predict U.S. Supreme Court outcomes. The next day, the co-founder of FantasySCOTUS swore it wasn’t a joke. In July, he announced that the computer model actually existed and had proved to have about a 70 percent accuracy rate based on past cases. We can’t wait to see the results in upcoming Supreme Court terms as he pits his algorithm against the dedicated players of FantasySCOTUS.