2015 Legal Tech Open Challenge Winners Announced
The Legal Tech Open Innovation Challenge saw legal professionals, technologists, data scientists and entrepreneurs from around the globe compete to create unique technology applications that provide high-value analytics to legal practitioners. Participants were given access to editorially-enhanced federal court dockets content, outside data, and the Thomson Reuters open-source company-identification system, PermID, to develop the new applications.
The winners were recently announced in a ceremony at Stanford Law School.
The winning entry was iHammurabi from Praescient Analytics of Alexandria, Virginia, won first place for their creation of iHammurabi. It leverages docket data to create a model predicting the likelihood for success of motions to dismiss before a specific judge in federal civil court based on key factors about the case.