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Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop 2015
Offered by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin
Monday-Wednesday, June 15-17, 2015
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO
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2015 Causal Inference Workshops: Main and Advanced
Offered by Bernie Black and Mat McCubbins
Northwestern Law School, Chicago, Illinois
Main workshop: Monday-Friday, July 13-17, 2015
Advanced workshop: Sunday-Wednesday, July 19-22, 2015
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Supreme Court death penalty decision, Glossip v. Gross, June 29, 2015 citations to:

"An Empirical Evaluation of the Connecticut Death Penalty System Since 1973, Are There Unlawful Racial, Gender, and Geographic Disparities?"  by John J. Donohue III in JELS 11:4

"Frequency and Predictors of False Conviction: Why We Know So Little, and New Data on Capital Cases" by Samuel R. Gross and Barbara O'Brien in JELS 5:4

"A Broken System: The Persistent Patterns of Reversals of Death Sentences in the United States" by Andrew Gelman, James S. Liebman, Valerie West, and Alexander Kiss in JELS 1:2 

"The Death Penalty: Should the Judge or the Jury Decide Who Dies?" by Valerie P. Hans, John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Sheri Lynn Johnson, Caisa Elizabeth Royer and Martin T. Wells, JELS 12:1 in The New York Times

"Sex Offender Law and the Geography of Victimization" by Amanda Y. Agan and J.J. Prescott, JELS 12:4 in The Boston Globe

"Juror Beliefs About Police Interrogations, False Confessions, and Expert Testimony" by Mark Costanzo, Netta Shaked-Schroer and Katherine Vinson, JELS 7:2 in ProPublica and Pacific Standard

"Deliberative Democracy and the American Civil Jury" by Valerie P. Hans, John Gastil, and Traci Feller, forthcoming JELS 11:4 in the Huffington Post

Conferences SELS conferences

Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) 2015
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
St. Louis, Missouri
October 30-31st, 2015

SELS Global Junior Empirical Legal Scholars Workshop
Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law
Jerusalem, Israel
December 17-18, 2015