The process of legal reasoning is heavily reliant on information stored in text, but while legal texts are generally easily accessible, their interpretation often isn’t straight forward, making the understanding of the law effectively inaccessible to the general public.
What are we working with?
Objective: Make laws more understandable and accessible
A little grammar review:
Burden: a requirement or obligation that organizations have to comply with. E.g. Physical and architectural barriers, documentation and training
Burdens Extraction: identify sentences in the law and express a rule. Found limited vocabulary: shall must, oblige, require. Then use wordnet to find groups of synonyms connected by semantic meaning.
General approach to the analysis of legislation that doesn’t require a labelled training set