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Empirical Legal Research

Author : Frans L. Leeuw
ISBN : 9781782549413
Genre : Law
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Empirical Legal Research describes how to investigate the roles of legislation, regulation, legal policies and other legal arrangements at play in society. It is invaluable as a guide to legal scholars, practitioners and students on how to do empirical legal research, covering history, methods, evidence, growth of knowledge and links with normativity. This multidisciplinary approach combines insights and approaches from different social sciences, evaluation studies, Big Data analytics and empirically informed ethics. The authors present an overview of the roots of this blossoming interdisciplinary domain, going back to legal realism, the fields of law, economics and the social sciences, and also to civilology and evaluation studies. The book addresses not only data analysis and statistics, but also how to formulate adequate research problems, to use (and test) different types of theories (explanatory and intervention theories) and to apply new forms of literature research to the field of law such as the systematic, rapid and realist reviews and synthesis studies. The choice and architecture of research designs, the collection of data, including Big Data, and how to analyze and visualize data are also covered. The book discusses the tensions between the normative character of law and legal issues and the descriptive and causal character of empirical legal research, and suggests ways to help handle this seeming disconnect. This comprehensive guide is vital reading for law practitioners as well as for students and researchers dealing with regulation, legislation and other legal arrangements.

The Regulatory State

Author : Lisa Schultz Bressman
ISBN : 1454822686
Genre : Law
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An accessible, central example--motor vehicle safety--provides a familiar entry point and thematic unity to The Regulatory State. Its tools-based approach to legislation, statutory interpretation, and agency implementation highlights the modes of argument and analysis that lawyers, courts, and agencies actually use. Selected materials from the best empirical studies and positive political theory show how Congress, federal agencies and courts make decisions in the regulatory area. Lively, contemporary excerpts from news articles, blogs, letters from government officials, and trade press books combine with selected primary source materials on regulatory government. Written by widely respected authors, The Regulatory State is organized in such a way that students better understand the many ways in which lawyers must engage with the institutions and legal materials of the modern regulatory state. The Second Edition expands coverage of basic administrative law issues with additional cases on separation of powers and judicial review of agency action. It also includes more primary source materials and teaching exercises. Features: an accessible example--motor vehicle safety--provides thematic unity tools-based approach highlights modes of argument and analysis that lawyers, courts, and agencies use selected materials from the best empirical studies and political theory show how Congress, federal agencies, and courts make decisions in the regulatory area practical treatment of statutory interpretation lively, contemporary excerpted material from articles, blogs, primary sources, and more organization helps students understand how lawyers engage with the institutions and legal materials of the regulatory state examines the common law as a regulatory regime introduces legislation exposes the dynamics of its implementation by courts and agencies high-profile authors Bressman and Stack: among the best young administrative law scholars in the country Rubin: former dean of Vanderbilt and a widely-respected scholar Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: expanded coverage of administrative law additional cases on separation of powers and judicial review of agency action second comprehensive example of regulation: tobacco regulation more primary source materials agency decisions in formal adjudications agency memos agency guidance and other advisory documents more teaching exercises

The Oxford Handbook Of Empirical Legal Research

Author : Peter Cane
ISBN : 9780199542475
Genre : Law
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The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research provides a comprehensive guide to one of the most central developments in modern legal scholarship. 43 chapters trace the development of the field, its methodology, and its contribution to understanding every aspect of the modern legal world - from policing to finance, employment to the environment.

Law In The Real World

Author : Hazel G. Genn
ISBN : OCLC:277194281
Genre : Jurisprudence
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Science Medicine And Animals

Author : Committee to Update Science, Medicine, and Animals
ISBN : 9780309088947
Genre : Science
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Diseases cause a staggering amount of suffering and death in both people and animals. As a result, human society has committed itself to alleviating this suffering. Toward this goal, biomedical research has included the use of animals as one component of research to understand, treat, and cure many human and animal diseases. Animals develop many of the same diseases as people, including hemophilia, diabetes, and epilepsy. Animals and humans are also susceptible to many of the same bacteria and viruses, such as anthrax, smallpox, and malaria. Because animals share so many health risks and issues with humans, they can be useful models for understanding illness and how to treat it. Science, Medicine, and Animals discusses how animals have been and continue to be an important component of biomedical research. It addresses the history of animal research and what it looks like today, and gives an overview of some of the medical advances that would not have been possible without animal models. Finally, it looks at the regulations and oversight governing animal use, as well as efforts to use animals more humanely and efficiently.

The Working Press Of The Nation

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ISBN : UOM:39015054022507
Genre : Journalists
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The Environmental Forum

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061786583
Genre : Environmental law
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