CERL Faculty, Graduate Students Present Research
Several faculty members and graduate students with the law school’s Center for Empirical Research in the Law (CERL) are giving presentations at the second annual “Conference on Empirical Legal Studies” at New York University School of Law, on Novebmer 9-10. The conference is designed to feature original empirical and experimental legal scholarship by leading scholars worldwide, from a diverse range of fields.
CERL director Andrew Martin, professor of law and of political science, and Christina Boyd, CERL graduate student associate, (along with Lee Epstein of Northwestern) will present a paper on “Untangling the Causal Effects of Sex on Judging,” as part of the Courts & Judges II panel. [View abstract]
Martin (along with Clifford Carrubba of Emory, Barry Friedman of New York University, and Georg Vanberg of the University of North Carolina) will present a paper on “The Power on the Supreme Court,” as part of the Courts & Judges IV panel. [View abstract]
Boyd also will give a poster presentation on “She’ll Settle It: Judges, Their Sex, and the Disposition of Personal Injury Cases in Federal District Courts.” [View abstract]
CERL post-doctoral fellow Delia Bailey (along with Michael Alvarez and Jonathan Katz, both of California Institute of Technology) will deliver a paper on “Estimating the Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Turnout,” as part of the Law & Politics II panel. Martin also is a discussant for this panel. [View abstract]
Additionally, Bailey (along with Katz) will deliver a paper on “Re-Assessing the Impact of Majority-Minority Districts on Congressional Elections,” as part of the Law & Politics II panel. [View abstract]
CERL graduate student associate Ryan Black and CERL affiliated faculty member James Spriggs, professor of political science, will present a poster presentation on “Empirical Study of the Length of U.S. Supreme Court Majority Opinions.” [View abstract]
CERL affiliated faculty member James Gibson, the Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government, (along with Gregory Caldeira of Ohio State) will present a paper on “Knowing About Courts, Courts & Judges III.” [View abstract]
Margo Schlanger, professor of law, also will moderate a panel on Race and Sex.