Beyond Quantity - Classifying and Evaluating Legal and Criminological Research in a Trusting Environment

16 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2014

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Alain Laurent Verbeke

KU Leuven - Faculty of Law; Harvard Law School; KU Leuven - Faculty of Psychology; Tilburg Law School; Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law; Greenille Private Client Team @ Deloitte Legal - Lawyers

Date Written: March 26, 2014

Abstract

This Memo explains the Model for classifying and evaluating legal and criminological research as it has been approved by the Faculty of Law of the KU Leuven in March 2014.

It suggests criteria for distinguishing between star academic research, academic research, non-academic research and popular publications. The six headlines of the model are: -Quality rather than Quantity

-Self-Assessment based on

-Five Criteria

-International and National

-Methodological Transparency

-Open Access

This Model will now be used by all legal and criminological researchers of the Faculty of Law for classifying their publications, lectures and research projects.

It will be evaluated in April-March 2015.

Keywords: Legal Research, Criminology, Methodology

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Verbeke, Alain Laurent P. G., Beyond Quantity - Classifying and Evaluating Legal and Criminological Research in a Trusting Environment (March 26, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2416240 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2416240

Alain Laurent P. G. Verbeke (Contact Author)

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