Richard Lempert

University of Michigan Law School

Eric Stein Distinguished University Professor of Law and Sociology emeritus

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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The Mismatch Myth in American Higher Education: A Synthesis of Empirical Evidence at the Law School and Undergraduate Levels

Forthcoming (shorter version) "The Mismatch Myth in U.S. Higher Education: A Synthesis of the Empirical Evidence at the Law School and Undergraduate Levels" in Affirmative Action and Racial Equity: Considering the Evidence in Fisher to Forge the Path Ahead, (ed.) U.M. Jayakumar and L.M. Garces, 2014, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 May 2014
William Kidder and Richard Lempert
UCLA Civil Rights Project and University of Michigan Law School
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affirmative action, mismatch, law school, legal education, graduation rate, college, undergraduate, bar exam, Bar Passage Study, African American, Latino, earnings, leadership, selection bias, Sander, Williams, Bowen, Krueger, Schuette, Fisher, Grutter, LSAC, empirical research, social policy

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Affirmative Action in American Law Schools: A Critical Response to Richard Sander's - A Reply to Critics

U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 06-001
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
University of Michigan Law School, UCLA Civil Rights Project, College of New Jersey and University of Michigan Law School
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Affirmative Action

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Affirmative Action in the United States: A Brief Summary of the Law and Social Science

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 430
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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affirmative action, mismatch hypothesis, science mismatch, class-based affirmative, diversity, Richard Sander, Richard Kahlenberg, Bakke

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Empirical Research for Public Policy: With Examples from Family Law and Advice on Securing Funding

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2008
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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internal validity, external validity, empirical reserach and public policy

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The Real Impact of Eliminating Affirmative Action in American Law Schools: An Empirical Critique of Richard Sander's Study

Michigan Law and Economics Working Paper No. 05-007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 May 2005 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
University of Michigan Law School, College of New Jersey, UCLA Civil Rights Project and University of Michigan Law School
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The Significance of Statistical Significance: Two Authors Restate an Incontrovertible Caution - Why a Book?

U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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Statistical significance, significance tests, review, Cult of Statistical Significance, empirical methods, statistical methods

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Toward a Theory of Decriminalization

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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Decriminalization, criminal law, legal change, legalization movements, drug law reform

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The American Jury System: A Synthetic Overview

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 453
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Apr 2015
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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jury, juries, nullification, American jury, political role of juries, jury research

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Failing Law Schools, by Brian Z. Tamanaha: A Review

Published in abbreviated form in Contemp. Sociology 43, no. 2 (2014): 269-71., U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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book review, sociology, legal education, law school

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Low Probability/High Consequence Events: Dilemmas of Damage Compensation

U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 09-005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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9/11, Exxon Valdez, Hurricane Katrina, Three Mile Island, World Trade Center, torts, extreme events

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Following the Man on the Clapham Omnibus: Social Science Evidence in Malpractice Litigation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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medical malpractice, empirical research, statistical evidence, malpractice standards, statistics and courts, using empirical research to identify ordinary physician behavior

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affirmative action, class-based affirmative action, mismatch, academic mismatch, Fisher v. University of Texas, Richard Sander, Richard Kahlenberg

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Growing Up in Law & Society: The Pulls of Policy and Methods

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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legal education, policy, Law & Society Association

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University of Michigan Bar Passage 2004-2006: A Failure to Replicate Professor Sander’s Results, with Implications for Affirmative Action

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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affirmative action, mismatch, mismatch hypothesis, academic mismatch, legal education, bar passage, empirical legal studies, Richard Sanders

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Justice Kennedy and the Fisher Revisit: Will the Irrelevant Prove Decisive?

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 499
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School
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Fisher v. Texas, Fisher 1, Fisher 2

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Michigan's Minority Graduates in Practice: The River Runs Through Law School

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2000, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 594
Number of pages: 157 Posted: 17 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Richard Lempert, David L. Chambers and Terry Adams
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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legal education, affirmative action, lawyer careers, minority law students, African-American law students, law student surveys, lawyer surveys

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Growing Up in Law and Society: The Pulls of Policy and Methods

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 1-32, 2013
Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Richard Lempert
University of Michigan Law School

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