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Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Nov. 5-6, 2010, at YLS; Call for Papers
The 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) will be held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, on Friday, November 5, and Saturday, November 6, 2010. The conference, which is the annual meeting of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS), will feature original empirical and experimental legal scholarship by leading scholars from a diverse range of fields, including law, economics, political science, demographics, finance, psychology, and sociology. The scholars will present their papers at multiple panel sessions throughout each day, and each presentation will be followed by discussion. In addition to the paper sessions, there will be a poster session and quantitative methods sessions.
The submission period for papers begins Friday, January 1, 2010, and continues through Friday, July 2, 2010. The CELS Organizing Committee will review submissions and send out acceptance notices on September 1, 2010. Submissions of papers in all areas of empirical and experimental legal scholarship are invited. Papers from junior scholars are especially encouraged. Those interested in attending the conference are welcome to register whether or not they submit a paper and whether or not their paper is accepted.
As in the past, there will be a program to help defray the cost of attending for presenters travelling from schools without budgets to cover conference expenses. Applications will be taken in September 2010.
Members of the 2010 Conference Organizing Committee are Yale Law School Professors John Donohue, Dan Kahan, Yair Listokin, Tracey Meares, and Roberta Romano, president of SELS, and Yale University Political Science Professor Alan Gerber.