Published in vol. 84, no. 5 (July 2009) of Notre Dame Law Review.
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.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Clermont, Kevin M., "Litigation Realities Redux" (2009). Cornell Law Faculty Publications. Paper 94.