Prof. Clermont Posts Article on Empirical Study of Adjudicatory Process
Professor Kevin Clermont (Cornell) recently posted a paper entitled Litigation Realities Redux with the NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository. Here is the Abstract:
Both summarizing recent empirical work and presenting new observations on each of the six phases of a civil lawsuit (forum, pretrial, settlement, trial, judgment, and appeal), the author stresses the needs for and benefits from understanding and using empirical methods in the study of the adjudicatory system's operation.
The paper may be downloaded by visiting http://lsr.nellco.org/cornell/lsrp/papers/94/.