Tag Archives: Empirical methods in legal communication studies

Vallbé and Casellas: What’s the cost of e-Access to Legal Information? A composite indicator

Dr. Joan-Josep Vallbé of the University of Barcelona, and Dr. Núria Casellas of Wolters Kluwer, will present a paper entitled What’s the cost of e-Access to Legal Information? A composite indicator, at Doing Business: Past, Present, and Future of Business … Continue reading

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Lupu and Fowler: Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Dr. Yonatan Lupu of George Washington University and Professor Dr. James H. Fowler of the University of California San Diego, have published Strategic Citations to Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court, Journal of Legal Studies, 42, 151-186 (2013). Here … Continue reading

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Vining and Marcin: An Economic Theory of Supreme Court News

Professor Dr. Richard L. Vining Jr. and Phil Marcin, both of the University of Georgia, have published An Economic Theory of Supreme Court News, Political Communication, 31, 94-111 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this article, we develop and test … Continue reading

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Saks et al.: The Impact of Neuroimages in the Sentencing Phase of Capital Trials

Professor Dr. Michael J. Saks of Arizona State University, Professor Dr. N. J. Schweitzer of Arizona State University, Dr. Eyal Aharoni of the RAND Corporation, and Professor Dr. Kent A. Kiehl of the University of New Mexico have published The … Continue reading

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Journal of Open Access to Law: First issue published

The first issue of Journal of Open Access to Law has been published. The editors of the journal are Tom Bruce, Ginevra Peruginelli, Enrico Francesconi, and Pompeu Casanovas. The journal is refereed and open access, and is published on the … Continue reading

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Abstracts from Cyberspace 13 Conference: Legal Informatics Stream

Here are abstracts of the three papers presented at the Legal Informatics Stream of the Cyberspace 13 Conference, held 22-23 November 2013 in Brno: Dr Tomasz Bekrycht: Communications Models in Law. Abstract: Communication processes can be generally described with the … Continue reading

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Albiston and Sandefur: Expanding the Empirical Study of Access to Justice

Professor Dr. Catherine Albiston of the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor Dr. Rebecca L. Sandefur of the University of Illinois, have published Expanding the Empirical Study of Access to Justice, forthcoming in Wisconsin Law Review. Here is a summary: … Continue reading

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Gluck & Schultz Bressman: Statutory Interpretation from the Inside: An Empirical Study of Congressional Drafting

Professor Abbe R. Gluck of Yale Law School and Associate Dean Lisa Schultz Bressman of Vanderbilt Law School have posted Statutory Interpretation from the Inside — An Empirical Study of Congressional Drafting, Delegation and the Canons: Part I, forthcoming in … 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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Hinkle et al.: Theory & Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions

Rachael K. Hinkle, JD, and Professor Dr. Andrew D. Martin, both of Washington University Department of Political Science, and colleagues, have published A Positive Theory and Empirical Analysis of Strategic Word Choice in District Court Opinions, Journal of Legal Analysis, … Continue reading

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