Call For Papers
Eleventh Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
November 18-19, 2016. Duke Law School, Durham, NC
Paper Submission Deadline: July 10, 2016
The Eleventh Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS 2016) is sponsored and hosted by Duke Law School. CELS brings together scholars from law, economics, political science, psychology, policy analysis and other fields who are interested in the empirical analysis of law and legal institutions. Papers are selected through a peer review process and discussion at the conference includes assigned commentators and audience questions.
CELS will consider empirical papers spanning all areas of empirical legal studies. Authors are encouraged to submit works-in-progress; however, submissions should be completed drafts that include principal results. Submitted papers must be unpublished (and expected to be unpublished at the time of the conference). If accepted, authors will have an opportunity to submit a revised draft prior to the conference for presentation and discussion. Please note that accepted papers will be made available to all conference participants.
TOPICS: When you submit a paper, you will be asked to indicate one of the following topic categories:
Corporate Law and Governance
Employment and Labor
Judges and Judging
Law and Finance
Law and Politics
Law and Psychology
Law and Society
Litigation and Courts
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: To submit a paper, please go to the CELS 2016 Conference page on SSRN. (Do not go through the regular SSRN paper submission system.) There is no charge for submissions. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information about CELS 2016, please visit https://law.duke.edu/cels2016
CELS CO-PRESIDENTS: Mathew D. McCubbins, Stuart M. Benjamin, Guy-Uriel Charles
PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS: TBA