Litigation Realities Redux
43 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last revised: 15 Jul 2008
Date Written: May 10, 2008
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.
Keywords: empirical, litigation
JEL Classification: K41
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