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Conference Registration

Registration for the conference is $195 ($55 for students). The registration fee includes membership in the Society for Empirical Legal Studies ( SELS ) and a subscription to the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies ( JELS ) for 2018.

Registration for the following optional events is now open. Please note that space at these events is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Please register for the conference here.

EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES WORKSHOP: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9am - 5pm ($100)
As in past years, CELS will host an optional workshop the day before the conference providing an introduction and overview to empirical legal studies. For more information about the workshop, please visit here .

CONFERENCE DINNER: Friday, October 13, 2017 ($75)

The Conference Dinner will be held at Cornell Law School immediately after the Poster Session and Reception. You will be able to register for the dinner when you register for the conference.

At CELS, it is a strong tradition that the poster session includes scholars of all experience levels, including some of the most senior ELS scholars. All papers accepted into and presented at the poster session are eligible for the Theodore Eisenberg Poster Award. Past  recipients may be viewed here . Please see this page for poster session information, deadlines, size requirements, and style tips.

If you have mobility needs, please email cels2017@cornell.edu as soon as possible.