Litigation Realities Redux
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
May 10, 2008
Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-006
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 43
Keywords: empirical, litigation
JEL Classification: K41
Date posted: March 25, 2008 ; Last revised: July 15, 2008
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