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 seminar focused on guiding students conducting original empirical legal research.  It introduces the fundamentals of research design, statistics and data analysis in the first half of the course before turning to focus on students' original empirical legal research in the second half.  Grades are based on three short writing assignments and a final research paper.