New Empirical Research Librarian Position

Have you seen the listing for the Empirical Research Librarian at Yale Law Library?

The Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School has an opening for a new position, Empirical Research Librarian. For a complete job description and information about applying please see: http://bit.ly/empiricalyale.

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ERC Meeting at 2012 AALL Annual Meeting

The Empirical Research Caucus will be meeting Monday July 23, 2012  5:45pm -  6:30pm @ Sheraton-Clarendon AB, please plan to join us.  Light refreshments will be served courtesy of Fastcase.  Our speaker will be Philip Rosenthal, President of Fastcase.  He will speak to us on “dynamic discovery” and answer our questions about the interactive timeline functionality of Fastcase.

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Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Call for Papers

Call For Papers – CELS 2012
Seventh Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

To be held at Stanford Law School, Friday Nov. 9 & Saturday Nov. 10, 2012

Paper Submission Deadline: Sunday July 8, 2012, midnight (PST)

The Seventh Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS 2012), sponsored by the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) will be held at Stanford Law School, in Stanford, CA, on Friday, November 9 and Saturday November 10, 2012.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: SELS works with the Social Science Research Network to provide online paper submission. To submit a paper for consideration, please go to the CELS 2012 Conference page on SSRN, at: https://hq.ssrn.com/login/authentication.cfm?conflink=CELS-2012. (Do not go through the regular SSRN paper submission system.) There is no charge for submissions. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

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ERC Meeting at AALL Annual Meeting

The Empirical Research Caucus will be meeting Monday July 23, 2012  5:45pm -  6:30pm @ Sheraton-Clarendon AB, please plan to join us.  Additional information about the meeting speaker will be forthcoming.

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Workshop on Research Design for Causal Inference – August 6-10, 2012

The Workshop on Research Design for Causal Inference, sponsored by Northwestern University, University of Southern California, the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS), and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, is scheduled for August 6-10, 2012, at Northwestern Law School, Chicago, IL.

Hat tip to the ELSBlog.

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Two Programs of Interest at AALS

Those at academic institutions attending the Jan. 4-8 American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. may find the following programs of interest.

5170 Comm. on Research Program–Empirical Research, Jan. 6, 2012 10:30 am – 12:15pm Thurgood Marshall West, Mezzanine Level, Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Speaker: Mr. Jess Bravin The Wall Street Journal Washington Bureau; Speaker: Mr. Cyrus Mehri Mehri & Skalet PLLC 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW; Speaker: Judge Barbara J. Rothstein United States District Court for the District of Columbia 333 Constitution Ave. NW

 6460 Law and the Social Sciences, Jan. 7, 2012 3:30 pm-5:15 pm,                                  Maryland Suite B, Lobby Level, Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Recent work suggests possible synergies between empirical work on program evaluation and the practice of clinical education and the provision of legal aid. This roundtable brings together leading empiricists Clinicians and providers of legal aid for a discussion of evidence-based approaches to the clinical education and legal aid. 

Speaker: Mr. Steven Eppler-Epstein Connecticut Legal Services Inc. 62 Washington Street; Speaker: D. James Greiner Harvard Law School 1563 Massachusetts Ave; Speaker: Julie McCormack Harvard Law School 1563 Massachusetts Ave; Moderator: Kevin M. Quinn University of California Berkeley 215 Boalt Hall; Speaker: Professor Rebecca Sandefur Stanford University Department of Sociology 450 Serra Mall; Speaker: Jeffrey Selbin University of California Berkeley School of Law

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Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Held at Northwestern

Northwestern University Law School hosted and the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) November 4th and 5th in Chicago. For observations concerning the conference see Dave Hoffman’s November 15, 2011 post on the Concurring Opinions blog.

The papers presented at CELS 2011 are also available via the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)  CELS 2011 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies online proceedings.

CELS 2012, is scheduled for November 9-10, 2012, at Stanford Law School.

Hat tip to the ELS Blog.

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