Center for Empirical Research in the Law

Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop 2015
Presented by Washington University Law
June 15-17, 2015
logoWulaw The 14th Annual Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop will take place at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, political science faculty, and graduate students interested in learning about empirical research and how to evaluate empirical work. Leading empirical scholars Lee Epstein and Andrew Martin will teach the workshop, which provides the formal training necessary to design, conduct, and assess empirical studies, and to use statistical software (Stata) to analyze and manage data. Participants need no background or knowledge of statistics to enroll in the workshop.

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The Workshop check-in will begin Monday, June 15th at 8:30 a.m. at the law school and is followed by a cocktail hour that evening. The workshop concludes at noon on Wednesday, June 17th. We have planned this workshop in order to be very considerate of your time and schedule, and encourage you to attend all sessions. Please plan to arrive in St. Louis on either Sunday, June 14th or the morning of Monday, June 15th and depart sometime after the last session on Wednesday, June 17th.

Special hotel rates for workshop participants are available at the Knight Center on Washington University's campus and a block of rooms are available for $119/night. Reservations are available by calling 866-933-9400 and requesting the CELS conference rate. For rooms at the Moonrise Hotel, call 1-877-872-1122; room are available for $139 a night for King rooms, or $149 a night for double queen rooms. This hotel is one mile from the Washington University campus. Also, a block of rooms are available at the Chase Park Plaza for $160/night. The Chase is located less than three miles from campus and reservations may be made by calling 314-633-3000 and requesting the CELS conference rate. Please note, when calling about block rates, to refer to the CELS workshop being hosted by CERL.
Airport Transportation to Washington University
Please take either a cab or the Metrolink, the St. Louis metro-area's rail system from the airport. The Blue (Shrewsbury line) train can be boarded at the airport and ridden to the "University City-Big Bend" station, which is just north of the law school and Knight Center.

Monday: Breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception
Tuesday: Breakfast and lunch
Wednesday: Breakfast and lunch

Jared Berezin
CERL Center Coordinator
e-mail : jaredberezin@wustl.edu

  Washington University / School of Law / Campus Box 1120 / St. Louis MO 63130