Research Results

Article by Felix B. Chang, Erin McCabe, and James Lee, 22 Nevada Law Journal (2022)

Article by Andrew Blair-Stanek and Benjamin Van Durme, Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, July 14-15, 2022

Article by Lucia Zheng, Neel Guha, Brandon R. Anderson, Peter Henderson, and Daniel E. Ho, 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2021), (2021).

Article by David Freeman Engstrom and Jonah B. Gelbach, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (forthcoming)

Article by Kevin Tobia, 89 University of Chicago Law Review (2022, Forthcoming)

Article by Tejas N. Narechania, 122 Columbia Law Review 923 (2022)

Article by Andrew Blair-Stanek and Benjamin Van Durme, 170 TAX NOTES FEDERAL 1997 (MAR. 29, 2021)

Article by Sandro Claudio Lera, Robert Mahari, and Moris Simon Strub (2022)

Article by Fernando Trias, Hongming Wang, Sylvain Jaume, and Stratos Idreos, Natural Legal Language Processing Workshop 2021

Article by Mingwei Tang, Cui Su, Haihua Chen, Jingye Qu, and Junhua Ding, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data

Article by Silvana Castano, Mattia Falduti, Alfio Ferrara, Stefano Montanelli, Information Systems Volume 106, May 2022

Article by Haihua Chen, Lavinia F. Pieptea, Junhua Ding, IEEE Transactions on Reliability (Volume: 71, Issue: 2, June 2022)

Article by Noa Baker Gillis, Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Gender Bias in Natural Language Processing, August 5, 2021

Publication by Ilias Chalkidis, Manos Fergadiotis, Prodromos Malakasiotis, Nikolaos Aletras, and Ion Androutsopoulos (2020).

Article by Julian Nyarko and Sarath Sanga (2020).

Publication by Justin Simard, Stanford Law Review (2020).


This was a course collaboration from Harvard SEAS and Harvard Law School Library using data from CAP as part of Advanced Topics in Data Science (CS109b).

Paul Gowder shares his work teaching data science to law students at the University of Iowa.

This article by Kevin Ashley, Jaromir Savelka, and Matthias Grabmair shares an overview of the course Applied Legal Analytics and AI at University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2020).

Blog Posts

Third party explorations of CAP data.

The Caselaw Visualization Blog by João Marinotti (HLS, 2020) shares data visualizations about U.S. caselaw using CAP data.

Fun Stuff

See all instances of "witchcraft" charted out on the U.S. map.

Generate rhymes using caselaw!

What's the color of caselaw?

See all instances of "!"


Applications using CAP data created by HLS staff, students, and affiliates.


H2O uses the CAP API to provide free caselaw textbooks for anyone.

Cite Grid uses our citation graph data to visualize how states and other jurisdictions tend to cite to each other.

Applications (Third Party)

Applications using CAP data created by third parties.

"This is a prototype interface designed for the Boston Desegregation Archive: Annotated Case Law and Digital Reference project, a collaboration between the Boston Research Center, University Libraries, and NuLawLab at Northeastern University."

"The Citing Slavery Project provides a database of slave cases and the modern cases that continue to cite them as precedent."

The Constitution Annotated by Library of Congress uses the CAP API by linking to cases in footnotes and annotations.


Learn how to write case data from the Caselaw Access Project API to CSV.

Learn how to get opinion authors from cases with the CAP API and CourtListener.

This tutorial shares how to create a data analysis workspace with Voyant and the CAP API.

See some ways of getting started with the data! Examples are written in Python.