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calls not only for taking law seriously but also for improved collaboration between political scientists and legal scholars, which is likely critical for better incorporating law into the empirical work on the courts. (See Michael’s earlier post here .) Some of Friedman’s concerns have been with the field for a long time, but even these bear repeating. See , e.g ., Robert G. Dixon, Jr., Who Is Listening? Political Science Research in Public Law , 4 PS 19 (1971). Rather than focus on this larger theme, I want to offer a few thoughts on his historical comment about how we got to where we are today, a topic that ties in both with ...
about Empirical Legal Studies are worth reading. I can’t offer much perspective on ELS in the law schools, but as someone who came to graduate work in political science out of legal practice, I was utterly blindsided by its dominance in law-related scholarship in that discipline. There is, of course, good work being done by good scholars in this area in and out of political science departments. But Leiter rightly raises the flag of “a self-reinforcing mutual-admiration society” in which method itself validates the quality and usefulness of scholarship. I see ... Read More
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- parkerlauralyne Creating quality courts. Frank B. Cross and Dain C. Donelson. (2010). Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. 7(3): 49... http://bit.ly/aa6k5d
- timhwang The robotic partners of Robot Robot & Hwang, commenting on Brian Leiter's post about empirical legal studies (http://bit.ly/afEoAv)
- ethicsforum Wave 1 of "After the JD": Empirical Legal Studies blog announces the release of Wave 1 of the After the JD study. ... http://bit.ly/bkM2O7
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