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Faculty participate in Empirical Legal Studies conference

August 27, 2008

Several Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law faculty will be participating in the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies at Cornell University on Sept. 12-13.

Professor Ira Mark Ellman will present a paper, "Converting Sentiments to Dollars: Scaling and Incommensurability Problems in the Evaluation of Child Support Payments," with co-authors Robert MacCoun, a psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Sanford L. Braver, a psychology professor at Arizona State University.

Professor David Kaye will present a paper, "Where Have all the Women Gone? The Gender Gap in Supreme Court Clerkships," with co-author Joseph L. Gastwirth, a professor of statistics and economics at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Professor Linda Demaine will serve as a discussant for the paper, "Mandated Justice: The Potential Promise and Possible Pitfalls of Mandating Procedural Justice," written by Yuval Feldman and Tom Tyler.

Judy Nichols,
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Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law