Editors' Introduction to Judgment by the Numbers: Converting Qualitative to Quantitative Judgments in Law

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  • We are grateful to ISS Director Ken Roberts, our team leader Ted O'Donoghue, and the other team members, all of whom contributed substantially to the intellectual substance of the conference. The Institute for the Social Sciences and the Empirical Legal Studies Group at Cornell Law School provided support for the conference; the Institute for the Social Sciences also generously helped underwrite publication expenses for this special issue of JELS.

Valerie P. Hans, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; email: vh42@cornell.edu. Rachlinski is Professor of Law, Cornell Law School; Owens is Assistant Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University. All three editors are members of the Judgment, Decision Making and Social Behavior team (2009–2012) at the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell University.

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