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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

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Date posted: March 25, 2008 ; Last revised: July 15, 2008

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Clermont, Kevin M., Litigation Realities Redux (May 10, 2008). Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1112274 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1112274

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