This is an analysis notebook for detecting text reuse in legal codes of civil procedure—the “Field codes”—in the nineteenth-century United States. It is a collaboration between Kellen Funk and Lincoln Mullen. This working paper has the most up-to-date summary of what we are doing.

See these links for more details:

You may also be interested in the materials for various talks we have given about this project.

This notebook contains our work in progress. This is the most recent analysis in progress. There is more in the repository.