Twelfth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS), presented by the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and hosted by Cornell Law School, is scheduled for October 13-14, 2017, in Ithaca, NY.|
CELS brings togethr scholars from an array of fields, including law, economics, political science, psychology, statistics, sociology, history, and policy analysis. Papers are selected through a peer-review process and each is assigned an individual discussant. CELS invites empirical papers that span all areas of empirical legal studies. Authors are encouraged to submit works-in-progress; however, submissions should be completed paper drafts that include main results. Submitted papers must also be unpublished (and are expected to be unpublished at the time of the conference). Paper submission deadline is midnight (EST) on June 23, 2017.
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 Submitted papers must be unpublished (and expected to be unpublished at the time of the conference).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.
If you have questions about the submissions process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no charge for submissions.
When you submit a paper, you will be asked to indicate one of the following topic categories:
Constitutional / Civil Rights
Employment/ Labor Law
Judges and Judging
Law and Politics
Law and Psychology
Litigation and Courts