THE SOCIETY FOR EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES

The Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS)

Events of Note
EVENTS

February 21-22, 2020
Computational Justice Lab at Claremont Graduate University
computationaljusticelab@gmail.com

2020 CELS-Europe
June 11-12, 2020
University of Oslo
Hosted by the Forum for Law and Social Science,University of Oslo
Paper submission deadline February 15, 2020
2020 CELS-Europe information here

ComplianceNet 2020 Conference
June 29-30, 2020
University College London School of Public Policy/Department of Political Science
UCL Global Governance Institute
Paper submission deadline January 24, 2020
ComplianceNet 2020 Conference information here

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

News & Announcements
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

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

"Forecasting Domestic Violence: A Machine Learning Approach to Help Inform Arraignment Decisions", by Richard A. Berk, Susan B. Sorenson and Geoffrey Barnes in PsychCentral, HealthCanal, PHYS.org, Medindia, Medical News Today, Science Daily, EurekAlert!, Bloomberg View, ScienceCodex

"Do Racial Preferences Affect Minority Learning in Law Schools?" by Doug Williams. JELS 10:2 in The Wall Street Journal

 

Conferences
CONFERENCES

Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) 2019
Claremont McKenna College
November 15-16, 2019

More information about CELS 2019 here