The Eleventh Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held fall of 2016 (exact date TBA) in Durham, North Carolina at Duke University School of Law.
2016 Conference Co-PresidentsMathew D. McCubbins
Stuart M. Benjamin
CELS 2015 Theodore Eisenberg Poster Prize Winner:
Dane Thorley, "Randomness Pre-Considered: Recognizing and Accounting for 'De-Randomizing' Events When Utilizing Random Judicial Assignment." Poster here.
The annual Conferences on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) were launched in 2006, in response to the growing level of empirical scholarship in law schools and elsewhere. It has thus far been held at University of Texas (2006), NYU (2007), Cornell (2008), USC (2009), Yale (2010), Northwestern (2011), and Stanford (2012), and is scheduled for Penn (2013), UC Berkeley (2014), Washington University School of Law in St. Louis (2015), and Duke University Law School (2016) in each case with generous support from the host school.
The founding organizers of CELS are Bernie Black (Northwestern), Jennifer Arlen and Geoffrey Miller (NYU), and Ted Eisenberg and Michael Heise (Cornell).
- CELS 2015 at Washington University School of Law, St. Louis
- CELS 2014 at UC Berkeley
- CELS 2013 at University of Pennsylvania
- CELS 2012 at Stanford
- CELS 2011 at Northwestern
- CELS 2010 at Yale
- CELS 2009 at USC
- CELS 2008 at Cornell
- CELS 2007 at NYU
- CELS 2006 at Texas
- CELS Slides: Methods and Econometrics