These articles give background to empirical legal studies scholarship and more insight into the methodologies used. They may be downloaded from HeinOnline.
Lee Epstein & Gary King, The Rules of Inference, 69 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1 (2002).
Lee Epstein, Andrew D. Martin & Matthew M. Schneider, On the Effective Communication of the Results of Empirical Studies, Part I, 59 Vand. L. Rev. 1811 (2006).
Lee Epstein, Andrew D. Martin & Christina L. Boyd, On the Effective Communication of the Results of Empirical Studies, Part II, 60 Vand. L. Rev. 799 (2007).
Mark A. Hall & Ronald F. Wright, Systematic Content Analysis of Judicial Opinions, 96 Calif. L. Rev. 63 (2008).
Bernard E. Harcourt, Measured Interpretation: Introducing the Method of Correspondence Analysis to Legal Studies, 2002 U. Ill. L. Rev. 979 (2002).
Katerina Linos & Melissa Carlson, Qualitative Methods for Law Review Writing, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 213 (2017).
James C. Phillips & Jesse Egbert, Advancing Law and Corpus Linguistics: Importing Principles and Practices from Survey and Content-Analysis Methodologies to Improve Corpus Design and Analysis, 2017 BYU L. Rev. 1589.
Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Evaluating Empirical Research Methods: Using Empirical Research in Law and Policy, 81 Neb. L. Rev. 777 (2003).