Tag Archives: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

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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Papers on legal decision making or legal communication in new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (volume 10, issue 4) contains several articles on legal decision making or legal communication: Bryan C. McCannon: Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals Frank McIntyre, Shima Baradaran: Race, Prediction, and Pretrial Detention … Continue reading

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Articles on legal information or decision making in new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

The new issue of Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (10(2), June 2013) includes several articles on legal information or decision making: Doug Williams: Do Racial Preferences Affect Minority Learning in Law Schools? Andreas Glöckner and Christoph Engel: Can We Trust … Continue reading

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McShane et al. on Predicting Securities Fraud Settlements and Amounts: A Hierarchical Bayesian Model

Professor Dr. Blakeley B. McShane of the Northwestern University School of Management, and colleagues, have published Predicting Securities Fraud Settlements and Amounts: A Hierarchical Bayesian Model of Federal Securities Class Action Lawsuits, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 9, 482–510 (2012). … Continue reading

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Klerman on The Selection of 13th-Century Disputes for Litigation

Professor Dr. Daniel M. Klerman of the University of Southern California School of Law has published The Selection of 13th-Century Disputes for Litigation, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 9, 320-346 (2012). Click here for a pre-print of the article. Here … Continue reading

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Bushway et al. on the Influence of Advisory Sentencing Guidelines on Judicial Decision Making

Professor Dr. Shawn D. Bushway of the University of Albany, Professor Dr. Emily G. Owens of Cornell University, and Professor Dr. Anne Morrison Piehl of Rutgers University, have published Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors, … Continue reading

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Eisenberg et al.: Assessing Judge and Case Selection Effects in a Court of Last Resort

Professor Theodore Eisenberg of Cornell University Law School, and Dr. Talia Fisher and Dr. Issi Rosen-Zvi, both of the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, have published Does the Judge Matter? Exploiting Random Assignment on a Court of Last Resort … 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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Green & Kugler on Community Perceptions of Theft Seriousness

Professor Stuart P. Green of the Rutgers University School of Law–Newark, and Dr. Matthew B. Kugler of the Lehigh University Department of Psychology, have published Community Perceptions of Theft Seriousness: A Challenge to Model Penal Code and English Theft Act … Continue reading

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Cross & Donelson on Creating Quality Courts

Professor Frank B. Cross of the University of Texas School of Law, and Professor Dr. Dain C. Donelson of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, have published Creating Quality Courts, 7 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies No. 3, … Continue reading

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