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Statistics and Empirical Legal Studies Research Guide

This guide features all three iterations of Empirical Legal Studies: form, process, and function, and highlights statistical resources and websites.

Tools for Empirical Legal Studies

STATISTICS SOFTWARE PACKAGES:

Here are links to three of the most popular Statistical Software packages:

StataSPSS, and SAS.

Statistical Computing Resources is a guide by UCLA's Academic Technology Services. It includes starter guides for each of the three software packages.

See this post for a discussion of the software packages.

**Georgetown faculty and graduate students have free access to these software pacakages through resources on main campus.

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS:

Empirical Legal Studies: Conferences

Blog

Other Guides

Web Center for Social Research Methods - Interactive guide to selecting the best statistical test for your data.

Update History

Substantially Revised 10/09 (LS)
Last Updated 10/12 (AJC)