Indiana Law Journal
empirical legal scholarship, law school, ranking
Law | Legal Education | Legal Writing and Research
Empirical legal scholarship is arguably the most significant emerging intellectual movement. Empirical legal scholarship (ELS), as the term is generally used in law schools, refers to a specific type of empirical research: a model-based approach coupled with a quantitative method. This paper ranks law schools based on their place in the ELS movement and offers an essential ranking framework that can be adopted for other intellectual movements. A revised version of the paper was posted on October 11. The updated tables reflect additional data.
Tracey E. George,
An Empirical Study of Empirical Legal Scholarship: The Top Law Schools, 81 Indiana Law Journal. 141
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