Laura Beth Nielsen

American Bar Foundation

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Northwestern University - Department of Sociology

1810 Chicago Ave

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Uncertain Justice: Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Contemporary United States

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Laura Beth Nielsen, Robert L. Nelson and Ryon Lancaster
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University and University of Chicago
Downloads 501 (40,934)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sociology, law, discrimination, litigation

2.

Social Science in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes: A Reply to the ASA’s Missed Opportunity to Promote Sound Science in Court by Mitchell, Monahan, and Walker

American Bar Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 May 2011
Laura Beth Nielsen, Amy Myrick and Jill D. Weinberg
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University - Department of Sociology and American Bar Foundation
Downloads 247 (91,957)

Abstract:

social science, sociology, litigation, employment, social framework analysis, Wal-Mart, discrimination

3.

The Procedural Attack on Civil Rights: The Empirical Reality of Buckhannon for the Private Attorney General

University of California, Los Angeles Law Review, June 2007, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 937114
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2012
Catherine Albiston and Laura Beth Nielsen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and American Bar Foundation
Downloads 208 (108,752)
Citation 2

Abstract:

public interest litigation, attorney's fees, private attorney general, empirical, Buckhannon

4.

Contesting Workplace Discrimination in Court: Characteristics and Outcomes of Federal Employment Discrimination Litigation 1987-2003

American Bar Foundation Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University, University of Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

civil litigation, courts, employment discrimination, employment civil rights

5.

The Organization of Public Interest Practice: 1975-2004

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 5, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Laura Beth Nielsen and Catherine Albiston
American Bar Foundation and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

public interest law, legal profession, historical change

6.

Individual Justice or Collective Legal Mobilization? Employment Discrimination Litigation in the Post Civil Rights United States

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 175-201, June 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 May 2010
Laura Beth Nielsen, Robert L. Nelson and Ryon Lancaster
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University and University of Chicago
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7.

Divergent Paths: Conflicting Conceptions of Employment Discrimination in Law and the Social Sciences

Annual Review of Law & Social Science, Vol. 4, December 2008
Posted: 27 Dec 2008
Robert L. Nelson, Ellen Berrey and Laura Beth Nielsen
Northwestern University, University at Buffalo and American Bar Foundation

Abstract:

systematic discrimination, implicit bias, discrimination litigation, organizations