Legal rules as software

This article was written for the law school course 'Building Legal Apps' that I taught at The Colleges of Law (fall 2022).

Part 1: Intro

A review of the basic mechanics of building apps with PatternBuilder:

Part 2: An intro to variables

Understanding variables is essential to automating legal rules with PatternBuilder.

Part 3: Automating a simple legal rule

Let's imagine our app can only be used by people who are at least 21 years old. How do we automate this rule?