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Have you ever wondered how computers are able to revolutionize the legal field? Are you interested in learning how to code, but were too intimidated to try? The LIT group offers a special opportunity for any individual interested in learning the basics of coding and its benefits to the field and practice of law.
Lunch n’ code is just how it sounds – grab some lunch, bring your friends, and we’ll teach you the basics of coding. Our sessions do not require any technical background knowledge and are specifically designed for law students without such backgrounds. 

Lunch n’ code aims to teach students the basics of programming in R and will mainly focus on legal data science and data analytics.

Here are some of the topics that the participants can expect to learn in these sessions:

Basics of programming

  • What is programming?
  • How do we talk to computers?
  • Why is programming useful in the legal field?

Programming in the field of law

  • Judicial behaviour analytics
  • Court outcomes
  • Machine learning and predictions

Data manipulation

  • What sort of legal data is useful for programming purposes?
  • How do we sort out data in R?

Data analytics

  • How do we interpret the data?

R programming language

  • Basics of R including creating tables and data frames

Prior Lunch n' Code Sessions