Course Description

LAW 579 - Empirical Legal Studies: Research and Composition

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:

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
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Joseph Doherty 15S 579 SEM 1 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 3.0 No Yes
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Previous Course Offerings:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Joseph Doherty 13S 579 SEM 1 W 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM 3.0 No Per instructor's discretion
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Joseph Doherty 14S 579 SEM 1 W 12:00 PM - 1:50 PM 3.0 No Yes
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Categories
Empirical Legal Studies; Interdisciplinary Courses, & Cross-Listed Courses; Research, Writing, & Legal Scholarship; Substantial Analytical Writing Requirement; Critical Race Studies;