These articles give background to empirical legal studies scholarship and more insight into methodology used. They may be found via HeinOnline.
Exchange, Empirical Research and the Goals of Legal Scholarship, 69 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1 (2002).
Gregory Mitchell, Empirical Legal Scholarship as Scientific Dialogue, 83 N. C. L. Rev. 167 (2004).
Symposium, Empirical and Experimental Methods in Law, 2002 U. Ill. L. Rev. 789 (2002).
Lee Epstein and Gary King, Building an Infrastructure for Empirical Research in the Law, 53 J. Legal Educ. 311 (2003).
Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Evaluating Empirical Research Methods: Using Empirical Research in Law and Policy, 81 Neb. L. Rev. 777 (2003).
James Lindgren, Predicting the Future of Empirical Legal Studies, 86 B.U. L. Rev. 1447-1460 (2006).