Law 579 - Empirical Legal Studies: Research and Composition

General Course Description:

This is a yearlong seminar on conducting empirical legal research.  It covers research design, statistics, data analysis, and critical reading of empirical literature.  Grades are based on 3 short papers and a group presentation.  The fall course is in preparation for the Spring term, in which students conduct original empirical research of their own. 

Course Information:
This course is not offered in 2016 - 2017.
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Joseph Doherty 14F 579 SEM 1 TR 10:35 AM - 12:35 PM 4.0 No Yes
  Please contact Professor Doherty for permission to enroll.
Joseph Doherty 15S 579 SEM 1 W 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3.0 No Yes
  The Records Office will process enrollment for this course.
Joseph Doherty 15F 579 SEM 1 TR 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM 4.0 No No
  Please contact Professor Doherty for permission to enroll.
Joseph Doherty 16S 579 SEM 1 R 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3.0 No Yes
  Law 579 limited to students in the Empirical Legal Scholars program. The Records Office will process enrollment for this course.