Paper Submissions

The paper submission deadline has passed.
Apply next year for CELS 2015!


To be held at:
The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

Friday, November 7 & Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Ninth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS 2014) is sponsored by the Society of Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. CELS accepts empirical papers spanning all areas of empirical legal studies. You will be asked to submit into one of the following topics:

1.     Administrative Law
2.     Antidiscrimination
3.     Antitrust
4.     Banking, Capital etc.
5.     Bankruptcy
6.     Civil Justice
7.     Constitutional Law
8.     Contract Law
9.     Corporate Law and Governance
10.   Criminal Justice
11.   Environmental Law
12.   Experimental
13.   Family Law
14.   Health Law
15.   Intellectual Property
16.   International / Comparative
17.   Judicial Behavior
18.   Law and Finance
19.   Law and Politics
20.   Law and Psychology
21.   Law and Society
22.   Legal Profession
23.   Methodology
24.   Property Law
25.   Securities Law
26.   Tax
27.   Other

There is no charge for submissions. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

For information about the Society for Empirical Legal Studies please visit:

CELS 2014 Co-Presidents:
Anne Joseph O’Connell
Eric Talley