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Empirical Legal Studies

Introduction to empirical legal studies--an approach to studying and law and legal institutions that draws on social science methods.

Research Methods

Finding and interpreting legal texts are core skills for lawyers. If your research project is finding statutes, cases, and secondary sources discussing them, that's familiar territory. But if you want to construct a sound survey instrument and then apply statistical methods to draw information from the results, you probably need to develop some new skills.