THE SOCIETY FOR EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES

The Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS)

Events of Note
EVENTS

2020 Inaugural Judicial Politics Workshop
December 14-15, 2020
University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business
Virtual
Website and information here

2020 JLFA Conference (webinar)
December 9-11, 2020
Hosted by The University of Bocconi
Milan, Italy
To register, click here
For the detailed program, click here

2021 CELS-Asia
July 27-July 29, 2021
Hosted by Academia Sinica
Taipei, Taiwan
More information here
Endogenous Rules, Risk & Legal Institutions Workshop

2022 CELS-Europe
Date TBA
University of Oslo
Hosted by the Forum for Law and Social Science, University of Oslo
Paper submission deadline TBA

News & Announcements
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Jean Braucher, Dov Cohen, Robert M. Lawless, "Race, Attorney Influence, and Bankruptcy Chapter Choice" in Forbes

Best Law and Courts American Political Science Association Journal Article
Legal Uniformity in American Courts
Deborah Beim and Kelly Rader

SELS Open Letter to USN&W Reports on Proposed New Ranking Method

Journal Rankings: Google Scholar and Washington and Lee comparison may be found here. ABDC 2019 Journal Quality List A* ranking may be found here

Anu Bradford, Adam Chilton, Katerina Linos, and Alexander Weaver, "The Global Dominance of European Competition Law Over American Antitrust Law" in Reuters

John Donohue, Abhay Aneja, and Kyle Weber, "Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime: A Comprehensive Assessment Using Panel Data and a State-Level Synthetic Control Analysis" JELS 16:2 Buzz Feed News

"Judicial Retirements and the Staying Power of U.S. Supreme Court Decisions" by Stuart Minor Benjamin and Georg Vanberg, JELS 13:1 in the Boston Globe, Washington Post

 

 

Conferences
CONFERENCES

RESCHEDULED
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)
University of Toronto Law School
Rescheduled for fall 2021
Dates coming soon

More information about CELS 2021 here