Tag Archives: Empirical legal studies

Henderson and Zorn: Statistical analysis of lateral hiring by law firms, and explanations

Professor William Henderson of Indiana University and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University have published Is Reliance on Lateral Hiring Destabilizing Firms?, American Lawyer, 3 February 2014. The article presents results of a statistical analysis of the lateral … Continue reading

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Epstein, Landes, and Posner: The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice

Professor Dr. Lee Epstein, Professor Dr. William M. Landes, and Senior Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner, have published The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice (Harvard University Press, 2013). Here is the publisher’s description: … Continue reading

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Sag on Predicting Fair Use

Professor Matthew Sag of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law has published Predicting Fair Use, Ohio State Law Journal, 73, 47-91 (2012). Here is the abstract: Fair use is often criticized as unpredictable and doctrinally incoherent – a conclusion … Continue reading

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Boyd, Hoffman, et al. on Building a Taxonomy of Litigation: Clusters of Causes of Action in Federal Complaints

Professor Dr. Christina L. Boyd of the State University of New York (SUNY) – Department of Political Science, Professor David A. Hoffman of the Temple University School of Law and the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, and colleagues, … Continue reading

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Talley and O’Cane on A Protocol for Tokenizing Force Majeure Clauses in M&A Agreements

Professor Eric L. Talley and Drew O’Cane, both of University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) and the Berkeley Center for Law, Business, and the Economy, have posted The Measure of a MAC: A Quasi-Experimental Protocol for Tokenizing … Continue reading

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Bommarito, Katz, and Isaacs: An Empirical Survey of the Population of United States Tax Court Written Decisions

Michael J. Bommarito II and Daniel Martin Katz, both of the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Complex Systems and Computational Legal Studies, and Jillian Isaacs-See of BDO USA, LLP, have published An Empirical Survey of the Population … Continue reading

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Silver on The Need for Empirical Research in Regulating Lawyers and Legal Services in a Global Economy

Professor Carole Silver of the Indiana University School of Law has published What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us: The Need for Empirical Research in Regulating Lawyers and Legal Services in a Global Economy, 43 Akron Law Review 1009-1080 (2010) … Continue reading

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