Law 579 - Empirical Legal Studies: Research and Composition

Joseph W. Doherty

Joseph W. Doherty

Director, Empirical Research Group
Adjunct Faculty
B.A. UCLA 1992
Ph.D. UCLA, 2006
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.