Category Archives: Empirical legal research

Apply for a Research Grant by April 1

Apply for a Research Grant by April 1 AALL’s LexisNexis Research Grant Jury is accepting applications through April 1st for research grants from the AALL Research Fund (An Endowment Established by LexisNexis). The jury may allocate $5000 between one or … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo, I see you, data!

The legal information field is moving into this area slowly, but it is coming. The most ambitious use of visualization I have seen in legal research is Fastcase’s “Interactive Timeline” view of cases relevant to a query, but there is … Continue reading

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When Bad Graphs Happen to Good Papers

For those of us who assist faculty or students in their empirical research endeavors , I thought I would highlight a resource that we can share with them to prevent bad graphs from happening to good papers. “Legal Writing: Getting … Continue reading

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Environmental Data

This semester, I’ve been doing some work with environmental law research and in so doing I’ve gained some familiarity with the EPA website. Each time I visit the website, I am struck by the massive amount of data it provides … Continue reading

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