Journal of Empirical Legal Studies

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Edited By: Valerie P. Hans, Michael Heise, Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Stewart J. Schwab, Edward H. Stiglitz, and Martin T. Wells; Executive Director: Dawn M. Chutkow

Online ISSN: 1740-1461


According to an independent, third-party ranking hosted by a law librarian at Washington & Lee Law School, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies ranked among the law journals with the most impact in 2008!

Social Sciences and the Law: 1 out of 24 (combined impact and citations)
Refereed Law Journals: 1 out of 504 (currency factor*)
Refereed Law Journals: 2 out of 504 (combined impact and citations)
All Law Journals: 11 out of 1522 (currency factor*)
*Compares journals on how rapidly their articles become cited

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Chicago program uses non-traditional methods to decrease gun-related homicide.

March 2006 Press Release: 'Study Finds Increased Damages in Sexual Harassment Cases Despite Caps'
New research shows that caps on Title VII sexual harassment damages do not necessarily reduce plaintiffs’ overall monetary awards, as litigants sidestep limitations by employing alternative federal and state claims.

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