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12th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Cornell Law School
Ithaca, New York
October 13 - 14, 2017

Please join us by registering for CELS here.

The 12th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) will be held Friday, October 13 through Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Ithaca, New York, at Cornell Law School. CELS brings together scholars from law, economics, political science, psychology, policy analysis, and other fields who are interested in the empirical analysis of law and legal institutions.

CELS presents papers that engage empirical and experimental scholarship on legal issues spanning all areas of empirical legal studies. Papers are selected through a peer review process for presentation at the conference. Papers are presented in panels, with assigned commenters for each paper, and opportunities for audience discussion.

CELS is co-sponsored by the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS).

Conference Co-Presidents:

Valerie Hans

Jeffrey J. Rachlinski

Jed Stiglitz

Program Committee

Dawn M. Chutkow

Michael Heise

Stewart J. Schwab

Martin T. Wells

If you have questions about the conference, please contact cels2017@cornell.edu.